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Some aspects of Pólya tree distributions for statistical modelling. (English) Zbl 0765.62005

Applications of Polya trees are discussed. It is shown how to construct a Polya tree with a given predictive density and how to use the mixtures of them to model uncertainty about a parametric model. Examples with data are presented.
Reviewer: M.Huškova (Praha)

MSC:

62A01 Foundations and philosophical topics in statistics
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