Density estimation using bootstrap bandwidth selector
Smoothing methods for density estimators struggle when the shape of the reference density differs markedly from the actual density. We propose a bootstrap bandwidth selector where no reference distribution is used. It performs reliably in difficult cases and asymptotically outperforms well known automatic bandwidths.
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Volume (Year): 83 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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- Cao, R., 1993. "Bootstrapping the Mean Integrated Squared Error," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 45(1), pages 137-160, April.
- Cao, Ricardo & Cuevas, Antonio & Gonzalez Manteiga, Wensceslao, 1994. "A comparative study of several smoothing methods in density estimation," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 17(2), pages 153-176, February.
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