Quantcast

Empirical Bayes estimators for the reproduction parameter of Borel-Tanner distribution

Research paper by George P. Yanev

Indexed on: 12 Feb '06Published on: 12 Feb '06Published in: Mathematics - Statistics



Abstract

We construct empirical Bayes estimators for the reproduction parameter of Borel-Tanner distribution assuming LINEX loss and prove their asymptotic optimality. Some properties of the estimators regret risk are illustrated through simulations.