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In 1978, JG Pederson wrote that "the fiducial argument has had very limited success and is now essentially dead."<ref>{{Cite journaldoi=10.2307/1402811first=JG last=Pederson title=Fiducial Inference journal=International Statistical Review  volume= 46  year= 1978  pages= 147–170  mr=0514060  issue= 2postscript=<!None>jstor=1402811 }}</ref> Davison<ref>Davison, A.C. (2001) "''Biometrika'' Centenary: Theory and general methodology" ''[[Biometrika]]'' 2001 (page 12 in the republication edited by D. M. Titterton and [[David R. Cox]])</ref> wrote "A few subsequent attempts have been made to resurrect fiducialism, but it now seems largely of historical importance, particularly in view of its restricted range of applicability when set alongside models of current interest."
However, fiducial inference is still being studied and its principles appear valuable for some scientific applications<ref>Hannig, J. (2009) "Generalized fiducial inference for wavelet regression" ''[[Biometrika]]'', 96(4),847–860.</ref><ref>Hannig, J. (2009) "On generalized fiducial inference", ''Statistica Sinica'', 19, 491–544</ref>. In the mid2010s, the [[psychometricspsychometrician]] [[Yang Liu (psychometrician)Yang Liu]] developed generalized fiducial inference for models in [[item response theory]] and
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