Accession Number:

ADA073511

Title:

Recent Applications of Variational Techniques in Statistics

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

OHIO STATE UNIV COLUMBUS DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Recent applications of variational methods to problems of statistical inference are given. The problems of robustness, inadmissibility and penalized maximum likelihood estimates are discussed to exhibit their variational character. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE