Statistical Theory and Methods
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
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O'Hagan, A. 2006. Elicitation. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 2.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Elicitation is the process of formulating the beliefs and knowledge of someone about one or more uncertain quantities in the form of a probability distribution for those quantities. Because it represents personal judgment, the probability distribution is interpreted in the framework of Subjective probability.