Some articles on sufficient statistics, sufficient statistic:
... The reason for this is so that the moments of the sufficient statistics can be calculated easily, simply by differentiating this function ... Parameter(s) Natural parameter(s) Inverse parameter mapping Base measure Sufficient statistic Log-partition Log-partition Bernoulli distribution p This is the logit function ... parameterizations are given, to facilitate computing moments of the sufficient statistics ...
... but known variance, we see that the update equations involve sufficient statistics computed from the data consisting of the mean of the data points and the total variance of the data points, computed in ... with unknown variance but known mean, we see that the update equations involve sufficient statistics over the data consisting of the number of data points ... we should logically think of our priors in terms of the sufficient statistics just described, with the same semantics kept in mind as much as possible ...
Famous quotes containing the words statistics and/or sufficient:
“July 4. Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than in all the other days of the year put together. This proves, by the number left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so.”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.”
—Emily Brontë (18181848)