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Doubly robust capture-recapture methods for estimating population size

@inproceedings{Das2021DoublyRC,
  title={Doubly robust capture-recapture methods for estimating population size},
  author={Manjari Das and Edward H. Kennedy},
  year={2021}
}
Estimation of population size using incomplete lists (also called the capture-recapture problem) has a long history across many biological and social sciences. For example, human rights groups often construct partial and overlapping lists of victims of armed conflicts, with the hope of using this information to estimate the total number of victims. Earlier statistical methods for this setup either use potentially restrictive parametric assumptions, or else rely on typically suboptimal plug-in… 

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