# On Some Principles of Statistical Inference

@article{Reid2015OnSP, title={On Some Principles of Statistical Inference}, author={Nancy Reid and D. R. Cox}, journal={International Statistical Review}, year={2015}, volume={83}, pages={293 - 308} }

Statistical theory aims to provide a foundation for studying the collection and interpretation of data, a foundation that does not depend on the particular details of the substantive field in which the data are being considered. This gives a systematic way to approach new problems, and a common language for summarising results; ideally, the foundations and common language ensure that statistical aspects of one study, or of several studies on closely related phenomena, can be broadly accessible…

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