Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics

, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 537–553 | Cite as

Corrected versions of cross-validation criteria for selecting multivariate regression and growth curve models

  • Yasunori Fujikoshi
  • Takafumi Noguchi
  • Megu Ohtaki
  • Hirokazu Yanagihara


This paper is concerned with cross-validation (CV) criteria for choice of models, which can be regarded as approximately unbiased estimators for two types of risk functions. One is AIC type of risk or equivalently the expected Kullback-Leibler distance between the distributions of observations under a candidate model and the true model. The other is based on the expected mean squared error of prediction. In this paper we study asymptotic properties of CV criteria for selecting multivariate regression models and growth curve models under the assumption that a candidate model includes the true model. Based on the results, we propose their corrected versions which are more nearly unbiased for their risks. Through numerical experiments, some tendency of the CV criteria will be also pointed.

Key words and phrases

CV criterion corrected versions growth curve models model selection multivariate regression models risk 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasunori Fujikoshi
    • 1
  • Takafumi Noguchi
    • 1
  • Megu Ohtaki
    • 2
  • Hirokazu Yanagihara
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of ScienceHiroshima UniversityHigashi-HiroshimaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Environmentrics and Biometrics, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and MedicineHiroshima UniversityHiroshimaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Statistical MethodologyThe Institute of Statistical MathematicsTokyoJapan

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