# Posterior Gamma process samples by updating prior samples

October 12, 2022 — October 12, 2022

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Can we find a transformation that will turn a Gamma process prior sample into a Gamma process posterior sample?

What are the summary statistics for such a process with respect to which we could construct an update? Would it be in terms of rate changes or addition of other processes?