X writes: This paper discusses the dual interpretation of the Jeffreys– Lindley’s paradox associated with Bayesian posterior probabilities and Bayes factors, both as a differentiation between frequentist and Bayesian statistics and as a pointer to the difficulty of using improper priors while testing. We stress the considerable impact of this paradox on the foundations of […]The post Christian Robert on the Jeffreys-Lindley paradox; more generally, it’s good news when philosophical…