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