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Empirical Bayes Estimation in Nonstationary Markov chains
R. Meshkani M. *1, L. Billard
1- , mrmeshkani@gmail.com
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Estimation procedures for nonstationary Markov chains appear to be relatively sparse. This work introduces empirical  Bayes estimators  for the transition probability  matrix of a finite nonstationary  Markov chain. The data are assumed to be of  a panel study type in which each data set consists of a sequence of observations on N>=2 independent and identically distributed chains recorded collectively.

Keywords: Bayes estimates, empirical Bayes estimates, natural conjugate priors.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2016/02/9 | Accepted: 2016/02/9 | Published: 2016/02/9
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Meshkani R, Billard L. Empirical Bayes Estimation in Nonstationary Markov chains. JSRI. 2005; 2 (1) :77-88
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