Accession Number : AD0656033

Title :   AN ASYMPTOTIC EXPANSION FOR POSTERIOR DISTRIBUTIONS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Johnson,R. A.

Report Date : MAY 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : We obtain an asymptotic expansion for the centered and scaled posterior distribution when the observations are drawn from a member of the one-parameter exponential family. The first few terms are calculated in order to show the manner in which the prior distribution enters. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, THEOREMS), EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS, RANDOM VARIABLES, SEQUENCES(MATHEMATICS), THESES, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, PROBABILITY DENSITY FUNCTIONS

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE