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AuthorKutoyants, Yu. A. author
TitleStatistical Inference for Spatial Poisson Processes [electronic resource] / by Yu. A. Kutoyants
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 1998
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-1706-0
Descript VIII, 279 p. 2 illus. online resource

SUMMARY

This work is devoted to several problems of parametric (mainly) and nonparametric estimation through the observation of Poisson processes defined on general spaces. Poisson processes are quite popular in applied research and therefore they attract the attention of many statisticians. There are a lot of good books on point processes and many of them contain chapters devoted to statistical inference for general and particยญ ular models of processes. There are even chapters on statistical estimation problems for inhomogeneous Poisson processes in asymptotic statements. Nevertheless it seems that the asymptotic theory of estimation for nonlinear models of Poisson processes needs some development. Here nonlinear means the models of inhomogeneous Poisยญ son processes with intensity function nonlinearly depending on unknown parameters. In such situations the estimators usually cannot be written in exact form and are given as solutions of some equations. However the models can be quite fruitful in enยญ gineering problems and the existing computing algorithms are sufficiently powerful to calculate these estimators. Therefore the properties of estimators can be interesting too


CONTENT

1 Auxiliary Results -- 1.1 Poisson process -- 1.2 Estimation problems -- 2 First Properties of Estimators -- 2.1 Asymptotic of the maximum likelihood and Bayesian estimators -- 2.2 Minimum distance estimation -- 2.3 Special models of Poisson processes -- 3 Asymptotic Expansions -- 3.1 Expansion of the MLE -- 3.2 Expansion of the Bayes estimator -- 3.3 Expansion of the minimum distance estimator -- 3.4 Expansion of the distribution functions -- 4 Nonstandard Problems -- 4.1 Misspecified model -- 4.2 Nonidentifiable model -- 4.3 Optimal choice of observation windows -- 4.4 Optimal choice of intensity function -- 5 The Change-Point Problems -- 5.1 Phase and frequency estimation -- 5.2 Chess-field problem -- 5.3 Top-hat problem -- 6 Nonparametric Estimation -- 6.1 Intensity measure estimation -- 6.2 Intensity function estimation -- Remarks


Mathematics Applied mathematics Engineering mathematics Probabilities Mathematics Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes Applications of Mathematics



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