A selection bias conflict and frequentist versus Bayesian viewpoints

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  • Rinott Y
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Abstract

In many branches of modern science, researchers first study or mine large datasets, and then select the parameters they esti- mate and the data they use and publish. Such data-based selec- tion complicates formal statistical inference. An example dis- cussed here for the

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  • Binomial model
  • Confidence interval
  • Credible set
  • Decision theory
  • Meta analysis
  • Publication bias

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Authors

  • Micha Mandel

  • Yosef Rinott

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