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November 2010 The EM Algorithm in Genetics, Genomics and Public Health
Nan M. Laird
Statist. Sci. 25(4): 450-457 (November 2010). DOI: 10.1214/08-STS270

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The popularity of the EM algorithm owes much to the 1977 paper by Dempster, Laird and Rubin. That paper gave the algorithm its name, identified the general form and some key properties of the algorithm and established its broad applicability in scientific research. This review gives a nontechnical introduction to the algorithm for a general scientific audience, and presents a few examples characteristic of its application.

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Nan M. Laird. "The EM Algorithm in Genetics, Genomics and Public Health." Statist. Sci. 25 (4) 450 - 457, November 2010. https://doi.org/10.1214/08-STS270

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Published: November 2010
First available in Project Euclid: 14 March 2011

zbMATH: 1329.62282
MathSciNet: MR2807763
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/08-STS270

Rights: Copyright © 2010 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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