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Book Information:

Author: J. A. Hartigan

Title: Bayes theory

Additional book information: Springer Series in Statistics, Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg, Tokyo, 1983, xii + 145 pp., $16.80. ISBN 0-387-90883-8.

*Statistical prediction analysis*, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge-New York-Melbourne, 1975. MR

**0408097**

**2.**

*Theory of probability*, Wiley, New York, 1974.

*Statistical methods and scientific inference*, Hafner Press [Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.], New York; Collier Macmillan Publishers, London, 1973. Third edition, revised and enlarged. MR

**0346955**

**4.**

*A predictivistic primer*, Bayesian Analysis in Econometrics and Statistics, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1980.

*On finitely additive priors, coherence, and extended admissibility*, Ann. Statist.

**6**(1978), no. 2, 333–345. MR

**464450**

**6.**

*Prior probabilities*, IEEE Trans. System Sci. Cybernet. SSC-4, (1968), 227-241.

**7.**

*Theory of probability*, Oxford Univ. Press, London, 1939.

*Foundations of the Theory of Probability*, Chelsea Publishing Co., New York, N. Y., 1950. MR

**0032961**

*Bayesian inference using intervals of measures*, Ann. Statist.

**9**(1981), no. 2, 235–244. MR

**606609**

*The foundations of statistics*, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York; Chapman & Hill, Ltd., London, 1954. MR

**0063582**

*Inadmissibility of the usual estimator for the mean of a multivariate normal distribution*, Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Symposium on Mathematical Statistics and Probability, 1954–1955, vol. I, University of California Press, Berkeley-Los Angeles, Calif., 1956, pp. 197–206. MR

**0084922**

*Statistical Decision Functions*, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, N. Y.; Chapman & Hall, Ltd., London, 1950. MR

**0036976**

Review Information:

Reviewer: William D. Sudderth

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.

**12**(1985), 294-297

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1985-15384-4