Accession Number : AD0259760

Title :   A NOTE ON BEST UNBIASED ESTIMATES

Corporate Author : COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK

Personal Author(s) : ANDERSON,T.W.

Report Date : 16 FEB 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : The Gauss-Markov theorem states that least squares estimates are best linear unbiased estimates. In this analysis the question is raised of the extent to which the qualification linear can be omitted from the statement of the theorem. (Author)

Descriptors :   *LEAST SQUARES METHOD, *STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE