Discussion by Michael Woodroofe

  • Eric D. Feigelson
  • G. Jogesh Babu


I want to thank Professor Lynden-Bell for this interesting article, from which I learned a lot. The discussion focuses on a side issue—estimating an unknown selection function. In this discussion, I ignore the dependence of selection on angular position in order to focus on angular diameter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric D. Feigelson
    • 1
  • G. Jogesh Babu
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Astronomy and AstrophysicsPennsylvania State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsPennsylvania State UniversityUSA

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