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Optimum estimation in a growth curve model with a priori unknown variance components in geodetic networks. (English) Zbl 0981.86505
Summary: Time varying coordinates of points of geodetic networks are indirectly measured by a group of measurement devices with different characteristics of accuracy in several epochs. The design of the measurement is the same in all epochs. The ratio of the characteristics of accuracy is a priori unknown. The aim is to determine an estimator of the parameters of functions modelling changes of the coordinates, confidence regions of these functions and to construct a procedure for testing linear hypotheses on time varying coordinates of a geodetic network. As the characteristics of accuracy are a priori unknown, the problem of their estimation has to be solved simultaneously. The research of rules of recent crustal movements leads to studying the mentioned model.

86A32 Geostatistics
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