Ma 3 / 103 KC Border Introduction to Probability and Statistics Winter 2017 Lecture 18 : Estimation

  • Larsen Marx

Abstract

Last time we discussed the problem of estimating the probability of success in a Binomial data model, and found the maximum likelihood estimator of the probability p of success is just the fraction of successes in the sample. This is certainly an intuitive estimator, and makes common sense. But there are other estimators we could consider. One example is to… (More)

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