8. Parametric Point Estimation

  1. Vijay K. Rohatgi and
  2. A. K. MD. Ehsanes Saleh

Published Online: 13 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118165676.ch8

An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Second Edition

An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rohatgi, V. K. and Saleh, A. K. MD. E. (2000) Parametric Point Estimation, in An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118165676.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 SEP 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471348467

Online ISBN: 9781118165676

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Keywords:

  • point estimation;
  • sufficiency;
  • completeness;
  • unbiased estimation;
  • maximum likelihood estimators

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Problem of Point Estimation

  • Sufficiency, Completeness, and Ancillarity

  • Unbiased Estimation

  • Unbiased Estimation (Continued): Lower Bound for the Variance of an Estimator

  • Substitution Principle (Method of Moments)

  • Maximum Likelihood Estimators

  • Bayes and Minimax Estimation

  • Principle of Equivariance