Hausdorff moment problem: Reconstruction of probability density functions
The problem of recovering a moment-determinate probability density function (pdf) from its moments is studied. The proposed construction provides a method for recovery of different pdfs via simple transformations of the moment sequences. Uniform and L1-rates of convergence of moment-recovered pdfs are obtained. Finally, some applications and examples are briefly discussed.
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Volume (Year): 78 (2008)
Issue (Month): 13 (September)
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- Mnatsakanov, Robert M., 2008. "Hausdorff moment problem: Reconstruction of distributions," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 78(12), pages 1612-1618, September.
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