Accession Number:

AD0656033

Title:

AN ASYMPTOTIC EXPANSION FOR POSTERIOR DISTRIBUTIONS.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

We obtain an asymptotic expansion for the centered and scaled posterior distribution when the observations are drawn from a member of the one-parameter exponential family. The first few terms are calculated in order to show the manner in which the prior distribution enters. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE