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Locally asymptotically normal families of distributions

Lucien M. Le Cam

Locally asymptotically normal families of distributions

certain approximations to families of distributions and their use in the theory of estimation and testing hypotheses.

by Lucien M. Le Cam

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Distribution (Probability theory)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 98.

    SeriesUniversity of California publications in statistics,, v. 3, no. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHA13 .C35 vol. 3, no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37-98 p.
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5815877M
    LC Control Number60064310
    OCLC/WorldCa1844720

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A natural estimator of θis the sample mean, that File Size: 81KB. asymptotically normal estimators of the theoretical variance and covariance matrices. PLS features a number of iterative xed-point algorithms, of which the so-called \mode A algorithm" is selected.

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then the MLE is approximately normal. This is the theory of locally asymptotically normal (LAN) and locally asymptotically mixed normal (LAMN) models. • Asymptotic theory does not need ngoing to infinity. We can dispense with sequences of models, and instead compare the actual model for the actual data to an LAN or LAMN Size: KB.

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Book Reviews and lack of a detailed discussion of sampling distributions leave the reader minimax risk based on the H'ajek-Le Cam theory for locally asymptotically normal families.

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