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Table 2 Prior distributions for ABC in the simulation studies

From: Simulation-based estimation of mean and standard deviation for meta-analysis via Approximate Bayesian Computation (ABC)

Distribution Parameter 1 Prior for parameter 1 Parameter 2 Prior for parameter 2
Normal (S1) μ Uniform (Xmin, Xmax) σ Uniform(0,50)
Normal (S2) μ Uniform (XQ1, XQ3) σ Uniform(0,50)
Normal (S3) μ Uniform (XQ1, XQ3) σ Uniform(0,50)
Log-normal (S1) μ Uniform (log(Xmin), log(Xmax)) σ Uniform(0,10)
Log-normal (S2) μ Uniform (log(XQ1), log(XQ3)) σ Uniform(0,10)
Log-normal (S3) μ Uniform (log(XQ1), log(XQ3)) σ Uniform(0,10)
Exponential λ Uniform(0,40) - -
Beta α Uniform(0,40) β Uniform(0,40)
Weibull λ Uniform(0,50) κ Uniform(0,50)