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Accurate rates of density estimators for continuous-time processes


  • Blanke, D.
  • Bosq, D.


We specify necessary conditions for getting parametric convergence rate of kernel density estimators. For continuous-time processes observed over [0, T], we show that two possible exact rates are (ln T)/T and 1/T, according to the nature of sample paths.

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  • Blanke, D. & Bosq, D., 1997. "Accurate rates of density estimators for continuous-time processes," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 33(2), pages 185-191, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:33:y:1997:i:2:p:185-191

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    1. Castellana, J. V. & Leadbetter, M. R., 1986. "On smoothed probability density estimation for stationary processes," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 21(2), pages 179-193, February.
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