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2 Bayesian choices 25 undertake prior to posterior analysis. How large a prior should be is a clear matter. It is large enough so that no matter what subsequently occurs, the prior is not checked. Hence, in may cases, it is only going to be a nonparametric model that is going to suffice. If a Bayesian has a prior distribution and suspects there is additional uncertainty, there are two possible actions. The first is to consider an alternative prior and then select one or the other after the data have been observed.

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