Accession Number:

AD0742902

Title:

On Some Properties of Hammersley's Estimator of an Integer Mean.

Descriptive Note:

Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE