How to predict everything: Nostradamus in the role of Copernicus

Bass, L. (2006) How to predict everything: Nostradamus in the role of Copernicus. Reports on Mathematical Physics, 57 1: 13-15. doi:10.1016/S0034-4877(06)80004-2


Author Bass, L.
Title How to predict everything: Nostradamus in the role of Copernicus
Journal name Reports on Mathematical Physics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0034-4877
1879-0674
Publication date 2006-02
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0034-4877(06)80004-2
Volume 57
Issue 1
Start page 13
End page 15
Total pages 3
Editor L. Gorniewicz
A. Jamiolkowski
Place of publication Kidlington, Oxford, U.K.
Publisher Pergamon
Collection year 2006
Language eng
Subject C1
780101 Mathematical sciences
230201 Probability Theory
Abstract Statistics is known to be an art as well as a science. The training of mathematical physicists predisposes them towards hypothesising plausible Bayesean priors. Tony Bracken and I were of that mind [1], but in our discussions we also recognised the Bayesean will-o'-the-wisp illustrated below.
Keyword Statistical Inference
Bayesean Prior
Copernican Principle
Gott's Rule
Physics, Mathematical
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: School of Mathematics and Physics
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