Bayes’ theorem on trial

6 July, 2012 at 17:20 | Posted in Statistics & Econometrics | Leave a comment

In earlier posts (e. g. here and here) I have argued why Bayes’ theorem is of limited value in science.

But also within jurisprudence have people had their doubts.

Now an English judge has ruled it can no longer be used at trials “unless the underlying statistics are firm.”  Here’s the whole story.

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