Accession Number:

ADA059908

Title:

Identification Problems in the Exponential Family.

Descriptive Note:

Interim technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

MISSOURI UNIV-COLUMBIA DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

This report consider identification problems for members of the exponential family, applying the results to the density of the logistic model for life table data. For this model when are the maximum likelihood estimates for the model parameters unique and what type of inferences may be made if the maximum likelihood estimates are not unique.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE