[R-sig-ME] R-sig-mixed-models Digest, Vol 22, Issue 15
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Oct 20 20:20:31 CEST 2008
David LeBlond wrote:
> All these frequentist approximations are very confusing to those of us
> with lesser analytical skills.
> I think it is worth remembering the big picture. The likelihood without
> the prior is like the emperor without his clothes.
> We need mcmcsamp so we don't have to look at anymore naked posteriors.
Um, you might want to review your fairy tales there. Even with his new
clothes on, the emperor was displaying his posterior in public. People
just wouldn't admit so because they had been told that that the clothes
would be transparent to those unsuited for their position...
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