3. Grouped Dirichlet Distribution

  1. Kai Wang Ng1,
  2. Guo-Liang Tian1 and
  3. Man-Lai Tang2

Published Online: 7 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119995784.ch3

Dirichlet and Related Distributions: Theory, Methods and Applications

Dirichlet and Related Distributions: Theory, Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Ng, K. W., Tian, G.-L. and Tang, M.-L. (2011) Grouped Dirichlet Distribution, in Dirichlet and Related Distributions: Theory, Methods and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119995784.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  2. 2

    Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Walter A. Shewhart and
  2. Samuel S. Wilks

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470688199

Online ISBN: 9781119995784

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Keywords:

  • Density function;
  • Basic properties;
  • Marginal distributions;
  • Conditional distributions;
  • Extension to multiple partitions;
  • Statistical inferences: likelihood function with GDD form;
  • Statistical inferences: likelihood function beyond GDD form;
  • Applications under nonignorable missing data mechanism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Three motivating examples

  • Density function

  • Basic properties

  • Marginal distributions

  • Conditional distributions

  • Extension to multiple partitions

  • Statistical inferences: likelihood function with GDD form

  • Statistical inferences: likelihood function beyond GDD form

  • Applications under nonignorable missing data mechanism