Anaya-Izquierdo, K. A. and Marriott, P. K.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10463-006-0095-z|
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A new class of local mixture models called local scale mixture models is introduced. This class is particularly suitable for the analysis of mixtures of the exponential distribution. The affine structure revealed by specific asymptotic expansions is the motivation for the construction of these models. They are shown to have very nice statistical properties which are exploited to make inferences in a straightforward way. The effect on inference of a new type of boundaries, called soft boundaries, is analyzed. A simple simulation study shows the applicability of this type of models.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2007 The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
|Depositing User:||Colin Smith|
|Date Deposited:||24 Apr 2009 09:12|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2016 11:07|
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