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On the de Finetti's representation theorem: an evergreen (and often misunderstood) result at the foundation of Statistics

Serafino, Loris (2016) On the de Finetti's representation theorem: an evergreen (and often misunderstood) result at the foundation of Statistics. [Preprint]

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Abstract

This paper reconsider the fundamental de Finetti’s representation theorem. It is stressed its role at the front-line between Probability Theory and Inferential Statistics and its relation to the fundamental problem of relating past observations with future predictions i. e. the problem of induction.


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Serafino, Lorisgeoloris@gmail.com
Keywords: Bruno de Finetti,representation theorem,induction,exchangeability
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Depositing User: Dr. Loris Serafino
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2016 18:53
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2016 18:53
Item ID: 12012
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Date: 26 March 2016
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/12012

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