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Some notes on biostatistics

  • Antonio Parmeggiani
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    In conclusion, according to the area of application, even the theoretical foundations take on different connotations and the technical operations assume a different predominance and applicability. In this way, for example, if a strictly Bayesian approach finds a legitimate justification in the clinical field, where the moment of• deciding on the diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy leads one to evaluate the validity of the hypotheses according to lists of "reliability", it would, on the other hand, seem to be superfluous, at least in a short term, in statistical investigations involving estimation of the intensity of collective phenomena, independently of the possible causal circumstances.

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    Article provided by Department of Statistics, University of Bologna in its journal STATISTICA.

    Volume (Year): 70 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 263-265

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    Handle: RePEc:bot:rivsta:v:70:y:2010:i:3:p:263-265
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