Natural Parameters

Some articles on natural parameters, parameter, natural parameter:

Exponential Family - Table of Distributions
... of common distributions as exponential-family distributions with natural parameters ... For a scalar variable and scalar parameter, the form is as follows For a scalar variable and vector parameter For a vector variable and vector parameter The above formulas choose the functional form of the exponential-f ... Alternative forms involve either parameterizing this function in terms of the normal parameter instead of the natural parameter, and/or using a factor outside of the exponential ...

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