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Publications [#257941] of David B. Dunson


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  1. Peddada, SD; Dunson, DB; Tan, X, Estimation of order-restricted means from correlated data, Biometrika, vol. 92 no. 3 (2005), pp. 703-715 [doi]
    (last updated on 2017/12/16)

    In many applications, researchers are interested in estimating the mean of a multivariate normal random vector whose components are subject to order restrictions. Various authors have demonstrated that the likelihood-based methodology may perform poorly under certain conditions for such problems. The problem is much harder when the underlying covariance matrix is nondiagonal. In this paper a simple iterative algorithm is introduced that can be used for estimating the mean of a multivariate normal population when the components are subject to any order restriction. The proposed methodology is illustrated through an application to human reproductive hormone data. © 2005 Biometrika Trust.
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