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Objective Bayesian meta-analysis based on generalized multivariate random effects model

  title={Objective Bayesian meta-analysis based on generalized multivariate random effects model},
  author={Olha Bodnar and Taras Bodnar},
Objective Bayesian inference procedures are derived for the parameters of the multivariate random effects model generalized to elliptically contoured distributions. The posterior for the overall mean vector and the between-study covariance matrix is deduced by assigning two noninformative priors to the model parameter, namely the Berger and Bernardo reference prior and the Jeffreys prior, whose analytical expressions are obtained under weak distributional assumptions. It is shown that the only… 

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