Monte Carlo Computation of the Fisher Information Matrix in Nonstandard Settings

  title={Monte Carlo Computation of the Fisher Information Matrix in Nonstandard Settings},
  author={J. Spall},
  journal={Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics},
  pages={889 - 909}
  • J. Spall
  • Published 2005
  • Mathematics
  • Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics
  • The Fisher information matrix summarizes the amount of information in the data relative to the quantities of interest. There are many applications of the information matrix in modeling, systems analysis, and estimation, including confidence region calculation, input design, prediction bounds, and “noninformative” priors for Bayesian analysis. This article reviews some basic principles associated with the information matrix, presents a resampling-based method for computing the information matrix… CONTINUE READING
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