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Foundations of estimation theory. Updated transl. of the Slovak original. Transl. by L. Kubáčková. (English) Zbl 0698.62004
Fundamental Studies in Engineering, 9. Amsterdam etc.: Elsevier. vi, 328 p. $ 126.25; Dfl. 240.00 (1988).
As the author states in the introduction, this book is a monograph that can also be used as a textbook, although it contains no exercises for students. It assumes that the reader has a good background in probability theory and general mathematical statistics. There is a chapter on concepts from algebra, functional analysis and probability theory, and chapters on general concepts of estimation, estimators from large samples, linear and quadratic estimators, estimation based on normally distributed observations, and a chapter covering general loss functions, ridge estimators, and robust estimators.
Reviewer: L.Weiss

MSC:
62-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to statistics
62-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to statistics
62F10 Point estimation
62F12 Asymptotic properties of parametric estimators
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