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Estimating the Variance

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This chapter deals with estimation of the variance of a normal distribution.


  • Piecewise Linear Loss
  • Root MSE
  • Asymmetric Loss Function
  • Quadratic Loss
  • Normal Random Sample

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Longford, N.T. (2013). Estimating the Variance. In: Statistical Decision Theory. SpringerBriefs in Statistics. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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