12/03/2015, 11:30 — 12:30 — Room P3.10, Mathematics Building
João A. Branco, CEMAT e Departamento de Matemática, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa
To be or not to be Bayesian: That IS NOT the question
Frequentist and Bayesian approaches to statistical thinking are different in their foundations and have been developed along somehow separated routes. In a time where more and more powerful statistics is badly needed, special attention should be given to the existing connection between the two paradigms in order to bring together their formidable strength.