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Priors for New Physics

@article{Pierini2011PriorsFN,
  title={Priors for New Physics},
  author={Maurizio Pierini and Harrison B. Prosper and Sezen Sekmen and Maria Spiropulu},
  journal={arXiv: Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability},
  year={2011}
}
The interpretation of data in terms of multi-parameter models of new physics, using the Bayesian approach, requires the construction of multi-parameter priors. We propose a construction that uses elements of Bayesian reference analysis. Our idea is to initiate the chain of inference with the reference prior for a likelihood function that depends on a single parameter of interest that is a function of the parameters of the physics model. The reference posterior density of the parameter of… 
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