Accession Number:

AD0649563

Title:

MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATION: A PRACTICAL THEOREM ON CONSISTENCY OF THE NONPARAMETRIC MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATES WITH APPLICATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BOEING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LABS SEATTLE WA MATHEMATICS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Sufficient conditions for consistency of a nonparametric maximum likelihood estimate are given which are applicable to those problems where a class of distribution functions is specified only in terms of its graphs. Consistency is proven and applications are given.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE