COMPARATIVE INFERENCE : THE VIOLATION OF THE LIKELIHOOD PRINCIPLE.

Lurdes Yoshiko Tani INOUE1

Sergio WECHSLER[1]

§    ABSTRACT: In this paper the Classical and Bayesian approaches to statistical analysis of clinical trials are compared under the light if the Likelihood Principle through some examples

§    KEYWORDS: Bayesian statistics; classical statistics; clinical trials; estimation; ethics; likelihood principle; p-value; sequential analysis; tests of hypothesis.

 

 



[1]Instituto de Matemática e Estatística da Universidade de São Paulo – USP – 01498-970 – São Paulo – SP.