Bayes ’ s Theorem And Weighing Evidence by Juries

@inproceedings{Dawid2001BayesS,
  title={Bayes ’ s Theorem And Weighing Evidence by Juries},
  author={A. P. Dawid},
  year={2001}
}
At first sight, there may appear to be little connection between Statistics and Law. On closer inspection it can be seen that the problems they tackle are in many ways identical — although they go about them in very different ways. In a broad sense, each subject can be regarded as concerned with the Interpretation of Evidence. I owe my own introduction to the common ground between the two activities to my colleague William Twining, Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London, who… CONTINUE READING
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