(Un)Conditional Sample Generation Based on Distribution Element Trees

  title={(Un)Conditional Sample Generation Based on Distribution Element Trees},
  author={Daniel W. Meyer},
  journal={Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics},
  pages={940 - 946}
  • D. Meyer
  • Published 13 November 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics
ABSTRACT Recently, distribution element trees (DETs) were introduced as an accurate and computationally efficient method for density estimation. In this work, we demonstrate that the DET formulation promotes an easy and inexpensive way to generate random samples similar to a smooth bootstrap. These samples can be generated unconditionally, but also, without further complications, conditionally using available information about certain probability-space components. This article is accompanied by… 
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