Discussion on “Predictively consistent prior effective sample sizes,” by Beat Neuenschwander, Sebastian Weber, Heinz Schmidli, and Anthony O'Hagan

Gary L. Rosner, Peter Müller

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Abstract

Neuenschwander et al. address a seemingly easy but often complicated problem in applied Bayesian methodology. We discuss some issues that relate to the question of why one might care about the effective sample size ((Formula presented.)) in a Bayesian model and the motivation for reporting the (Formula presented.).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)599-601
Number of pages3
JournalBiometrics
Volume76
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2020

Keywords

  • entropy
  • informative prior
  • sample size
  • statistical information

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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