E8. To be completed after lesson 23

Exercise 8.1

When doing simulation-based calibration and related checks:

  • What does analysis of the z-score help verify?

  • What does analysis of shrinkage help verify?

  • What does analysis of the rank statistic help verify?

Exercise 8.2

Describe some possible pitfalls of not taking a principled modeling approach in your analysis. By principled modeling approach, I mean being cautious in your modeling: performing prior predictive checks, SBC and related analyses, and posterior predictive checks.

Exercise 8.3

Did you read the solutions to homework 7?

Exercise 8.4

Write down any additional questions you have.