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Robustness against conflicting prior information in regression

  title={Robustness against conflicting prior information in regression},
  author={Philippe Gagnon},
Including prior information about model parameters is a fundamental step of any Bayesian statistical analysis. It is viewed positively by some as it allows, among others, to quantitatively incorporate expert opinion about model parameters. It is viewed negatively by others because it sets the stage for subjectivity in statistical analysis. Certainly, it creates problems when the inference is skewed due to a conflict with the data collected. According to the theory of conflict resolution (O… 
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