Do We Understand Classic Statistics?

  • Agustín Blasco


In this chapter, we review the classical statistical concepts and procedures, test of hypothesis, standard errors and confidence intervals, unbiased estimators, maximum likelihood, etc., and we examine the most common misunderstandings about them. We will see the limitations of classical statistics in order to stress the advantages of using Bayesian procedures in the following chapters.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Agustín Blasco
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  1. 1.Institute of Animal Science and TechnologyUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValènciaSpain

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