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A comparison of Bayesian and classical testing procedures for the association parameter in a 2x2 contingency table

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A comparison of Bayesian and classical testing procedures for the association parameter in a 2x2 contingency table. / Saberi, Z.; Ganjali, Mojtaba; Berridge, Damon; Ofoghi, P. .

In: Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, Vol. 5, No. 1, 05.2010, p. 53-67.

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Saberi, Z, Ganjali, M, Berridge, D & Ofoghi, P 2010, 'A comparison of Bayesian and classical testing procedures for the association parameter in a 2x2 contingency table', Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 53-67. <http://japs.isoss.net/ms0324a.pdf>

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Saberi, Z., Ganjali, M., Berridge, D., & Ofoghi, P. (2010). A comparison of Bayesian and classical testing procedures for the association parameter in a 2x2 contingency table. Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 5(1), 53-67. http://japs.isoss.net/ms0324a.pdf

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Saberi Z, Ganjali M, Berridge D, Ofoghi P. A comparison of Bayesian and classical testing procedures for the association parameter in a 2x2 contingency table. Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics. 2010 May;5(1):53-67.

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Saberi, Z. ; Ganjali, Mojtaba ; Berridge, Damon ; Ofoghi, P. . / A comparison of Bayesian and classical testing procedures for the association parameter in a 2x2 contingency table. In: Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics. 2010 ; Vol. 5, No. 1. pp. 53-67.

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