Are prior and previous interchangeable in this context?

... including datasets from previous work.


... including datasets from prior work.

Can you clarify please what is the difference between them?


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In that usage, they are 99% interchangeable - there is a slight hint that prior work refers to one's own work, whereas previous might refer to someone else's, but this is a very fine distinction.

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