Fiducial inference: Difference between revisions
Clarified that ω is not regarded as a random variable and its fiducial intervals represent degrees of belief.
(Change "Fisher says" to "Fisher might say") 
(Clarified that ω is not regarded as a random variable and its fiducial intervals represent degrees of belief.) 

Then Fisher might say that this statement may be inverted into the form
:<math>P\left(\omega < \frac{X}{a}\right) = \alpha .</math>
In this latter statement, ω is now regarded as
The calculation is identical to the [[pivotal quantitypivotal method]] for finding a confidence interval, but the interpretation is different. In fact older books use the terms ''confidence interval'' and ''fiducial interval'' interchangeably.{{Citation neededdate=October 2010}} Notice that the fiducial distribution is uniquely defined when a single sufficient statistic exists.
