3. Bayesian Assessment of Assumptions 1. Effect of Non-Normality on Inferences about a Population Mean with Generalizations

  1. George E.P. Box1 and
  2. George C. Tiao2

Published Online: 25 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118033197.ch3

Bayesian Inference in Statistical Analysis

Bayesian Inference in Statistical Analysis

How to Cite

Box, G. E.P. and Tiao, G. C. (1992) Bayesian Assessment of Assumptions 1. Effect of Non-Normality on Inferences about a Population Mean with Generalizations, in Bayesian Inference in Statistical Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118033197.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Wisconsin

  2. 2

    University of Chicago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471574286

Online ISBN: 9781118033197

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Keywords:

  • criterion robustness;
  • inference robustness;
  • posterior distribution;
  • marginal distribution;
  • parent distribution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Criterion Robustness and Inference Robustness Illustrated Using Darwin's Data

  • Approximations to the Posterior Distribution p(θ | β, y)†

  • Generalization to the Linear Model

  • Further Extension to Nonlinear Models

  • Summary and Discussion

  • A Summary of Formulas for Posterior Distributions