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Matching moments for a closer approximation of the weighted (h, phi)-divergence test statistics in goodness-of-fit for finite samples

Landaburu Jiménez, María Elena and Pardo Llorente, Leandro (2005) Matching moments for a closer approximation of the weighted (h, phi)-divergence test statistics in goodness-of-fit for finite samples. Journal of The Franklin Institute, 342 (1). pp. 115-129. ISSN 0016-0032

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Abstract

The distributional properties of the weighted (h, phi)-divergence test statistics introduced in Landaburu and Pardo (2000) rely on large sample sizes for their validity. In this paper the accuracy of applying asymptotic results in cases where the sample size can not be assumed large is explored. In order to do this we compare the two asymptotic moments of the weighted (h, phi)-divergence test statistics with small-sample expressions for those moments. (C) 2004 The Franklin Institute. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Weights; Asymptotic distributions; ðh;jÞ-divergences; Power; Weighted ðh;jÞ-divergence test statistics
Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Probabilities
ID Code:16481
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