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Effect of prior specification on Bayesian design for two-sample comparison of a binary outcome

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Closed forms of the optimal Bayesian design for the estimation of the log odds-ratio from a two-sample experiment are obtained. The effect of various specifications of prior distributions are considered and plausible circumstances where unequal allocation is optimal are presented.

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Author(s): Matthews JNS

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: American Statistician

Year: 1999

Volume: 53

Issue: 3

Pages: 254-256

Print publication date: 01/08/1999

ISSN (print): 0003-1305

ISSN (electronic): 1537-2731

Publisher: American Statistical Association