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Weak Convergence for Nonparametric Bayes Estimators Based on Beta Processes in the Random Censorship Model

Hong, Jee-Chang

  • Published : 2005.12.01

Abstract

Hjort(1990) obtained the nonparametric Bayes estimator $\^{F}_{c,a}$ of $F_0$ with respect to beta processes in the random censorship model. Let $X_1,{\cdots},X_n$ be i.i.d. $F_0$ and let $C_1,{\cdot},\;C_n$ be i.i.d. G. Assume that $F_0$ and G are continuous. This paper shows that {$\^{F}_{c,a}$(u){\|}0 < u < T} converges weakly to a Gaussian process whenever T < $\infty$ and $\~{F}_0({\tau})\;<\;1$.

Keywords

Nonparametric Bayes estimator;Compact differentiability;Delta method

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