Likelihood Principle

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A Likelihood Principle is a mathematical principle that asserts that all of the information in a sample is contained in the likelihood function.



References

2014

  1. Dodge, Y. (2003) The Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms. OUP. ISBN 0-19-920613-9

2017

  • http://www2.isye.gatech.edu/~brani/isyebayes/bank/handout2.pdf Retrieved:2017-12-3.
    • In the inference about θ, after x is observed, all relevant experimental information is contained in the likelihood function for the observed x. Furthermore, two likelihood functions contain the same information about θ if they are proportional to each other.