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    Can a Significance Test Be Genuinely Bayesian?Julio Michael Stern, Carlos Alberto de Braganca Pereira & Sergio Wechsler - 2008 - Bayesian Analysis 3 (1):79-100.
    The Full Bayesian Significance Test, FBST, is extensively reviewed. Its test statistic, a genuine Bayesian measure of evidence, is discussed in detail. Its behavior in some problems of statistical inference like testing for independence in contingency tables is discussed.
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    Exchangeability and Predictivism.Sergio Wechsler - 1993 - Erkenntnis 38 (3):343 - 350.
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    Exchangeability and the Law of Maturity.Fernando V. Bonassi, Rafael B. Stern, Cláudia M. Peixoto & Sergio Wechsler - 2015 - Theory and Decision 78 (4):603-615.
    The law of maturity is the belief that less-observed events are becoming mature and, therefore, more likely to occur in the future. Previous studies have shown that the assumption of infinite exchangeability contradicts the law of maturity. In particular, it has been shown that infinite exchangeability contradicts probabilistic descriptions of the law of maturity such as the gambler’s belief and the belief in maturity. We show that the weaker assumption of finite exchangeability is compatible with both the gambler’s belief and (...)
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    Entrance Fees and a Bayesian Approach to the St. Petersburg Paradox.Diego Marcondes, Cláudia Peixoto, Kdson Souza & Sergio Wechsler - 2017 - Philosophies 2 (2):11.
    In An Introduction to Probability Theory and its Applications, W. Feller established a way of ending the St. Petersburg paradox by the introduction of an entrance fee, and provided it for the case in which the game is played with a fair coin. A natural generalization of his method is to establish the entrance fee for the case in which the probability of heads is θ. The deduction of those fees is the main result of Section 2. We then propose (...)
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    Indifference, Neutrality and Informativeness: Generalizing the Three Prisoners Paradox.Sergio Wechsler, L. G. Esteves, A. Simonis & C. Peixoto - 2005 - Synthese 143 (3):255-272.
    . The uniform prior distribution is often seen as a mathematical description of noninformativeness. This paper uses the well-known Three Prisoners Paradox to examine the impossibility of maintaining noninformativeness throughout hierarchization. The Paradox has been solved by Bayesian conditioning over the choice made by the Warder when asked to name a prisoner who will be shot. We generalize the paradox to situations of N prisoners, k executions and m announcements made by the Warder. We then extend the consequences of hierarchically (...)
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  6. Onde Finettian Decision-Making.Sergio Wechsler - 1989 - Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley
    The main purpose of this thesis is to explore de Finetti's ideas and contributions to decision theory. Such ideas are not as well-known as his work on probability. ;The first part of the work is placed in a unisubjective decision-making context. It starts by including a discussion on predictivism, an approach to statistics which de Finetti insisted on and which has only recently been rediscovered and advocated. ;The second part is placed in the context of group, or multisubjective, decision-making. This (...)
     
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