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VOL. 45 | 2004 On the characteristic function of Pearson type IV distributions

Abstract

Using an identity of Stein, Approximate computation of expectations, this article gives an exact expression for the characteristic function of Pearson type IV distributions in terms of confluent hypergeometric functions.

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Published: 1 January 2004
First available in Project Euclid: 28 November 2007

zbMATH: 1268.60018
MathSciNet: MR2126896

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/lnms/1196285389

Subjects:
Primary: 60E10
Secondary: 60E05 , 62E15

Keywords: Admissibility , dominating procedures , maximum likelihood estimation , minimaxity , restricted parameter spaces , restricted parameter spaces

Rights: Copyright © 2004, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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