Accession Number : AD0681410

Title :   A CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN BAYESIAN ESTIMATION ON STOCHASTIC PROCESSES AND SMOOTHING BY SPLINES.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Kimeldorf,George S. ; Wahba,Grace

Report Date : OCT 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The report presents classes of prior distributions for which the Bayes' estimate of an unknown function given certain observations is a spline function. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, DECISION THEORY), (*CURVE FITTING, *APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS)), DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, OPERATORS(MATHEMATICS), MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, HILBERT SPACE, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE