Sufficiency and partitions of the class of all possible discrete distributions

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Abstract

For discrete statistical models it is shown that any statistic induces a partition of the set of all possible distributions defined on the sample space. This partition identifies the subsets of the parameter space for which the statistic is sufficient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-44
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Statistician
Volume40
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

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Discrete Distributions
Sufficiency
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Parameter Space
Sufficient
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Class
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Discrete distributions
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Keywords

  • Discrete probability
  • Sufficient statistics

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Sufficiency and partitions of the class of all possible discrete distributions. / Meeden, Glen.

In: American Statistician, Vol. 40, No. 1, 01.01.1986, p. 42-44.

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