# Questions tagged [fiducial]

An alternative to the frequentists and Bayesian principled arguments

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### What does fiducial distribution do? [duplicate]

I have two questions about fiducial inference. does fiducial inference compute a confidence interval or a point estimate? What is a fiducial distribution and where are we going to use it because in ...
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### What is a confidence distribution?

I am going through this paper. I am unable to understand the definition of a confidence distribution. A statistic C is an exact confidence distribution for a real parameter ρ if: ρ → C(ρ; y) is a ...
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### Fiducial distribution and sequential monte-carlo algorithm

I have spent a little time reading "Generalized fiducial inference for normal mixed models" by Cisewski and Hannig. First of all I am interested in understanding how to simulate the fiducial ...
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### Understanding the Behrens–Fisher problem

This section of this article says: Ronald Fisher in 1935 introduced fiducial inference in order to apply it to this problem. He referred to an earlier paper by W. V. Behrens from 1929. Behrens and ...
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### Parametrizing the Behrens–Fisher distributions

"On the Behrens–Fisher Problem: A Review" by Seock-Ho Kim and Allen S. Cohen Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, volume 23, number 4, Winter, 1998, pages 356–377 I'm looking at this ...
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### What is the fiducial argument and why has it not been accepted?

One of the late contributions of R.A. Fisher was fiducial intervals and fiducial principled arguments. This approach however is nowhere near as popular as frequentist or Bayesian principled arguments. ...
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### Fiducial Inference in Machine Learning

I was looking at the Fiducial Inference page on wikipedia, which is an alternative to the traditional Frequentist and Bayesian standpoints. Although it was out of favour in mainstream statistics for ...
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