Definition: Uniform and nonuniform prior distribution
Index: The Book of Statistical Proofs ▷ General Theorems ▷ Bayesian statistics ▷ Prior distributions ▷ Uniform vs. nonuniform
Sources:
Metadata: ID: D117  shortcut: prioruni  author: JoramSoch  date: 20201202, 17:21.
Definition: Let $p(\theta \vert m)$ be a prior distribution for the parameter $\theta$ of a generative model $m$ where $\theta$ belongs to the parameter space $\Theta$. Then,

the distribution is called a “uniform prior”, if its density or mass is constant over $\Theta$;

the distribution is called a “nonuniform prior”, if its density or mass is not constant over $\Theta$.
 Wikipedia (2020): "Lindley's paradox"; in: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, retrieved on 20201125; URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindley%27s_paradox#Bayesian_approach.
Metadata: ID: D117  shortcut: prioruni  author: JoramSoch  date: 20201202, 17:21.