Smoothed influence function: Another view at robust nonparametric regression
AbstractIn this work, we introduce a smoothed influence function that constitute a theoretical tool for studying the outliers robustness properties of a large class of nonparametric estimators. With this tool, we first show the nonrobustness of the Nadaraya-Watson estimator of regression. Then we show that the M, the L and the R-estimators of the regression achieve robustness (when estimated by kernel). Our results are illustrated performing Monte-Carlo simulation. --
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Humboldt University of Berlin, Interdisciplinary Research Project 373: Quantification and Simulation of Economic Processes in its series SFB 373 Discussion Papers with number 2002,62.
Date of creation: 2001
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robustness; nonparametric regression; influence function; M-estimator; L-estimator; R-estimator; Von-mises statistical functional generalized Delta-theorem;
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