Sequential Search Algorithm for Estimation of the Number of Classes in a Given Population
(2016) In Working Papers in Statistics- Abstract
- Let N be the number of classes in a population to be estimated. Fix any preassigned error probability 0<epsilon< exp(-2) (roughly). We present a sequential search algorithm to estimate the exact value of N, with an error probability of at most epsilon, regardless of the value of N.
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- Klass, Michael Jay and Nowicki, Krzysztof ^{LU}
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- publishing date
- 2016
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- Working Paper
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- published
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- keywords
- Unobserved species, estimation of population size, sequential estimation procedure, error probability
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- Working Papers in Statistics
- issue
- 2016:1
- pages
- 15 pages
- publisher
- Department of Statistics, Lund university
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- English
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- yes
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- d02dae25-6ec2-4d79-b21d-c8a44a0f935b
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