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Reconciling some apparently incompatible approaches to statistical inference

Brewer, Kenneth Ronald Walter


This thesis consists of an Introduction and two Topics. The Introduction deals with the underlying theme of the thesis and why these two particular topics were chosen to illustrate it. It is argued that the contradictions we meet in statistics (as in the physical sciences) may only appear to be such as a result of our imperfect understanding, and that in consequence it is often healthy to hold them in a creative tension. Topic A deals with the design-based and model-based approaches to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-01-31
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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