Accession Number:

ADA014716

Title:

Sufficiency, Minimal Sufficiency, and the Lack Thereof.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA STATE UNIV TALLAHASSEE DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

This paper presents at an elementary level a unified presentation of concepts related to sufficiency and minimal sufficiency. Extensively discussed are techniques for showing in a particular statistical model that a given statistic is not sufficient or that a given sufficient statistic is not minimal. The applicability of these techniques is illustrated in three examples.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE