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AuthorChen, Jie. author
TitleParametric Statistical Change Point Analysis [electronic resource] / by Jie Chen, A. K. Gupta
ImprintBoston, MA : Birkhรคuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhรคuser, 2000
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Descript VIII, 184 p. online resource


Recently there has been a keen interest in the statistical analysis of change point detecยญ tion and estimation. Mainly, it is because change point problems can be encountered in many disciplines such as economics, finance, medicine, psychology, geology, literaยญ ture, etc. , and even in our daily lives. From the statistical point of view, a change point is a place or time point such that the observations follow one distribution up to that point and follow another distribution after that point. Multiple change points problem can also be defined similarly. So the change point(s) problem is two fold: one is to deยญ cide if there is any change (often viewed as a hypothesis testing problem), another is to locate the change point when there is a change present (often viewed as an estimation problem). The earliest change point study can be traced back to the 1950s. During the folยญ lowing period of some forty years, numerous articles have been published in various journals and proceedings. Many of them cover the topic of single change point in the means of a sequence of independently normally distributed random variables. Another popularly covered topic is a change point in regression models such as linear regresยญ sion and autoregression. The methods used are mainly likelihood ratio, nonparametric, and Bayesian. Few authors also considered the change point problem in other model settings such as the gamma and exponential


1 Preliminaries -- 2 Univariate Normal Model -- 3 Multivariate Normal Model -- 4 Regression Models -- 5 Gamma Model -- 6 Exponential Model -- 7 Discrete Models -- Author Index

Statistics Statistics Statistical Theory and Methods


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