Accession Number : AD0778038

Title :   On Some Statistical Estimation Problems Relating to Communication Message Reliability.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Personal Author(s) : Lientz,Bennet P. ; Wheatley,Thomas V.

Report Date : 08 MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : For some problems in networks and production processing the distribution of characteristics such as noise, error, or lifelength is at least partially unknown. These situations can be characterized in the context of grouping of messages or product lots. For this situation there are several approaches such as Bayesian, empirical Bayesian, or classical procedures. Results are derived here for the case wherein the density of a parameter in a conditional distribution is only partially specified. The approach is carried out for the cases where the conditional is normal (Poisson) and the prior distribution is normal (gamma). (Author)

Descriptors :   *Information theory, *Statistical analysis, Bayes theorem, Estimates, Normal density functions, Sampling

Subject Categories : Cybernetics
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE