# BAYESIAN INVERSE PROBLEMS WITH GAUSSIAN PRIORS

@article{Knapik2011BAYESIANIP, title={BAYESIAN INVERSE PROBLEMS WITH GAUSSIAN PRIORS}, author={Bartek Knapik and Aad van der Vaart and J. H. van Zanten}, journal={Annals of Statistics}, year={2011}, volume={39}, pages={2626-2657} }

The posterior distribution in a nonparametric inverse problem is shown to contract to the true parameter at a rate that depends on the smoothness of the parameter, and the smoothness and scale of the prior. Correct combinations of these characteristics lead to the minimax rate. The frequentist coverage of credible sets is shown to depend on the combination of prior and true parameter, with smoother priors leading to zero coverage and rougher priors to conservative coverage. In the latter case…

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