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Empirical Bayes method

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Empirical Bayes method: a technique where the prior distribution is estimated from actual data. This is unlike the usual Bayesian methods, where the prior distribution is fixed at the beginning of an experiment.


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Empirical Bayes method was last modified: September 11th, 2018 by Stephanie