About the Authors

Robert E. Kass

Affiliation Department of Statistics, Machine Learning Department, and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Brian S. Caffo

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Marie Davidian

Affiliation Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Xiao-Li Meng

Affiliation Department of Statistics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Bin Yu

Affiliation Department of Statistics and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Nancy Reid


Affiliation Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.