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Bayesian model selection: Application to adjustment of fundamental physical constants

  title={Bayesian model selection: Application to adjustment of fundamental physical constants},
  author={Olha Bodnar and Viktoria Eriksson},
The location-scale model is usually present in physics and chemistry in connection to the Birge ratio method for the adjustment of fundamental physical constants such as the Planck constant or the Newtonian constant of gravitation, while the random effects model is the commonly used approach for meta-analysis in medicine. These two competitive models are used to increase the quoted uncertainties of the measurement results to make them consistent. The intrinsic Bayes factor (IBF) is derived for… Expand
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