On Some Properties of Hammersley's Estimator of an Integer Mean.
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WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER
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Hammersley J.R.S.S., 1950 proposed d n.i. X bar sub n nearest integer to the sample mean as an estimator of a normal integer mean. It is proved that d is minimax and admissible relative to 0-1 loss. However, relative to squared error loss, the estimator is neither admissible nor minimax. Author
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