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    Re: Fix Maximum Probability Positions
    From: John Karl
    Date: 2013 Mar 26, 19:19 -0700

    No Greg, as I've said, the ellipses are only to remind us of the uncertainties involved. We really don't know their exact shape, size, or probability distribution to follow your suggestion. This is an example of one the three principles of (Bayesian) estimation methods: don't assume something we don't actually know.

    If we did know the details of these distributions (such as in the symmedian case for normal distributions) we could make more specific conclusions. But in the absence of this info, the point on the LOP nearest to our TR is the rational choice. This point honors the accuracy of the new LOP, while retaining our previous estimate of position parallel to that new LOP (for which the new LOP contains no information).

    Good on you for following this discussion,
    John


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