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A short note on parameter approximation for von Mises-Fisher distributions: and a fast implementation of I s (x)


  • Suvrit Sra



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  • Suvrit Sra, 2012. "A short note on parameter approximation for von Mises-Fisher distributions: and a fast implementation of I s (x)," Computational Statistics, Springer, vol. 27(1), pages 177-190, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:compst:v:27:y:2012:i:1:p:177-190
    DOI: 10.1007/s00180-011-0232-x

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    1. Hornik, Kurt & Grün, Bettina, 2014. "movMF: An R Package for Fitting Mixtures of von Mises-Fisher Distributions," Journal of Statistical Software, Foundation for Open Access Statistics, vol. 58(i10).
    2. Biswas, Atanu & Jha, Jayant & Dutta, Somak, 2016. "Modelling circular random variables with a spike at zero," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 194-201.
    3. repec:eee:csdana:v:121:y:2018:i:c:p:113-136 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Kurt Hornik & Bettina Grün, 2014. "On maximum likelihood estimation of the concentration parameter of von Mises–Fisher distributions," Computational Statistics, Springer, vol. 29(5), pages 945-957, October.


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