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What is the name of the functions in exponential dispersion family?

The exponential dispersion family is most easily compared to the natural exponential family (which is like the exponential family with $T(y) = y$). The natural exponential family $$f(y|\theta) = \exp\...
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Difference in meaning of these terms: Dataset vs Corpus

I'll site аn article in the Qualitative Research area: "Data corpus refers to all data collected for a particular research project, while data set refers to all the data from the corpus that is ...
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Calculation vs Estimation. What is the difference and when to use each of them?

Estimated values will not change if the condition of the frame or population in study does not change. In the above cited example the unemployment of 30% is just an estimation based on the assumption ...
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Can "cross-validation" be used to choose a prior?

Firstly, I completely understand the temptation to do this. You want your model assumptions to be defensible and your model to be valid out-of-sample. The issue is: this is not Bayesian inference. ...
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