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On close relations of local likelihood density estimation

Jones, M. C. (1996). On close relations of local likelihood density estimation. TEST, 5(2) pp. 345–356.

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Recent papers of Copas (1995), Hjort and Jones (1996) and Loader (1996) have developed closely related methods for “local likelihood” density estimation. In various places, however, a more “simple-minded” and explicit analogue of local polynomial fitting in regression has been proposed for density estimation. By introducing the usual kind of binning procedure into Hjor and Jones' method, it is shown how the more and less sophisticated versions can be reconciled. Also, we attempt to understand better the role of the attractive subclass of local likelihood methodology proposed by Loader. Finally, we look at a further subset of methods and make some theoretical comparisons between members of this class.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1996 Springer Science + Business Media
ISSN: 1863-8260
Keywords: kernel smoothing; local linear regression; semiparametric density estimation; transformations
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Item ID: 24915
Depositing User: Sarah Frain
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2011 11:59
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2014 11:55
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