# Comparison of Experiments

@inproceedings{Blackwell1951ComparisonOE, title={Comparison of Experiments}, author={David Blackwell}, year={1951} }

1. Summary Bohnenblust, Shapley, and Sherman [2] have introduced a method of comparing two sampling procedures or experiments; essentially their concept is that one experiment a is more informative than a second experiment ,, a v ,S, if, for every possible risk function, any risk attainable with , is also attainable with a. If a is a sufficient statistic for a procedure equivalent to ,S, a >,, it is shown that a v j3. In the case of dichotomies, the converse is proved. Whether > and v are…

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