A Bayesian Approach to the Probability Density Estimation by Ishiguro M., Sakamoto Y.

By Ishiguro M., Sakamoto Y.

A Bayesian technique for the chance density estimation is proposed. The strategy is predicated at the multinomial logit alterations of the parameters of a finely segmented histogram version. The smoothness of the anticipated density is assured by means of the advent of a previous distribution of the parameters. The estimates of the parameters are outlined because the mode of the posterior distribution. The earlier distribution has a number of adjustable parameters (hyper-parameters), whose values are selected in order that ABIC (Akaike's Bayesian details Criterion) is minimized.The simple strategy is constructed below the belief that the density is outlined on a bounded period. The dealing with of the overall case the place the aid of the density functionality isn't unavoidably bounded can also be mentioned. the sensible usefulness of the strategy is verified through numerical examples.

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