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March, 1982 Contamination Distributions
Michael Goldstein
Ann. Statist. 10(1): 174-183 (March, 1982). DOI: 10.1214/aos/1176345699


A simple class of models for possibly contaminated data is considered, for which the effect of large observations on our beliefs and on our procedures is small. Various properties are derived, and the effects of differing prior opinions are considered.


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Michael Goldstein. "Contamination Distributions." Ann. Statist. 10 (1) 174 - 183, March, 1982.


Published: March, 1982
First available in Project Euclid: 12 April 2007

zbMATH: 0484.62050
MathSciNet: MR642728
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aos/1176345699

Primary: 62F15
Secondary: 62G35

Keywords: Bayesian estimation , contamination , Outliers , robust estimation

Rights: Copyright © 1982 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.10 • No. 1 • March, 1982
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