Quantified naturalness from Bayesian statistics

  title={Quantified naturalness from Bayesian statistics},
  author={Sylvain Fichet},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  • S. Fichet
  • Published 2012
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
We present a formulation of naturalness made in the framework of Bayesian statistics, which unravels the conceptual problems related to previous approaches. Among other things, the relative interpretation of the measure of naturalness turns out to be unambiguously established by Jeffreys' scale. Also, the usual sensitivity formulation (so-called Barbieri-Giudice measure) appears to be embedded in our formulation under an extended form. We derive the general sensitivity formula applicable to an… Expand

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