Welcome to the 30th Anja S. Greer Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology being held June 22 - June 27, 2014 at Phillips Exeter Academy. If this is your first time to the conference, use our interactive map to get to know the campus. Registration is held at the Phelps Academy Center and classes are primarily in the Phelps Science Center or the Academy Center.  You can find your dorm by using the buiding filters.  Your conference "Welcome Letter" includes your dorm assignment.  Please note on the map, the dorms are listed as male or female.  The gender assignment of the dorms may change the week of the conference based on our needs.  
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Thursday, June 26 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Am I a frequentist or a Bayesian or a likelihoodist? The big inference debate explained.

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The last century has seen a lot of discussion about how statistical inference should be conducted. The three main contenders today are Frequentism (the prevailing champion), Bayesianism (the hot contender), and Likelihoodism (the longshot with a powerful one-two!). Some recent academic buzz suggests that the times may be ripe for an upset. In this session I will try not to play favorites, but only provide commentary: who are the players and what do they stand for? What are their chances?

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Floyd Bullard

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC
Instructor of Mathematics, NCSSM

Thursday June 26, 2014 11:30am - 12:15pm EDT
Forum 3rd Floor Academy Center

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