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An easy-to-use empirical likelihood ABC method

  title={An easy-to-use empirical likelihood ABC method},
  author={Sanjay Chaudhuri and Subhro Ghosh and David J. Nott and Kim Cuc Pham},
  journal={arXiv: Computation},
Many scientifically well-motivated statistical models in natural, engineering and environmental sciences are specified through a generative process, but in some cases it may not be possible to write down a likelihood for these models analytically. Approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) methods, which allow Bayesian inference in these situations, are typically computationally intensive. Recently, computationally attractive empirical likelihood based ABC methods have been suggested in the… 

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