Statistics How To

Fiducial Inference

Statistics Definitions >

Fiducial inference is where you use inverse probability without incorporating prior probability distributions. This unusual technique is not widely used. Sprott (2000) states that this is probably because “…its unrestricted use produces contradictions.” pp. 77.

References:
Sprott, D. (2000). Statistical Inference in Science. Springer Series in Statistics..

------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Confused and have questions? Head over to Chegg and use code “CS5OFFBTS18” (exp. 11/30/2018) to get $5 off your first month of Chegg Study, so you can understand any concept by asking a subject expert and getting an in-depth explanation online 24/7.

Comments? Need to post a correction? Please post a comment on our Facebook page.

Check out our updated Privacy policy and Cookie Policy

Leave a Reply