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Variable kernel density estimates and variable kernel density estimates

Jones, M. C. (1990). Variable kernel density estimates and variable kernel density estimates. Australian Journal of Statistics, 32(3) pp. 361–371.

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The term “variable kernel density estimate” is sometimes used to mean a kernel density estimate employing a different bandwidth for each data point, and sometimes to denote a kernel density estimate with bandwidth a function of estimation location. This expository article stresses the importance of the distinction between these two definitions, both via an introductory description of the ideas involved and in terms of their comparative theoretical performance.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1990 Australian Journal of Statistics
ISSN: 1467-842X
Extra Information: Changed name to Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics
Keywords: local estimation; mean squared error; smoothing; varying band-widths
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Item ID: 28323
Depositing User: Sarah Frain
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2011 15:55
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2016 10:06
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