- Combining kernel estimators in the uniform deconvolution problem
- Statistica Neerlandica
- Volume | Issue number
- 65 | 3
- Pages (from-to)
- Document type
- Faculty of Science (FNWI)
- Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI)
We construct a density estimator and an estimator of the distribution function in the uniform deconvolution model. The estimators are based on inversion formulas and kernel estimators of the density of the observations and its derivative. Initially the inversions yield two different estimators of the density and two estimators of the distribution function. We construct asymptotically optimal convex combinations of these two estimators. We also derive pointwise asymptotic normality of the resulting estimators, the pointwise asymptotic biases and an expansion of the mean integrated squared error of the density estimator. It turns out that the pointwise limit distribution of the density estimator is the same as the pointwise limit distribution of the density estimator introduced by Groeneboom and Jongbloed (Neerlandica, 57, 2003, 136), a kernel smoothed nonparametric maximum likelihood estimator of the distribution function.
- go to publisher's site
If you believe that digital publication of certain material infringes any of your rights or (privacy) interests, please let the Library know, stating your reasons. In case of a legitimate complaint, the Library will make the material inaccessible and/or remove it from the website. Please Ask the Library, or send a letter to: Library of the University of Amsterdam, Secretariat, Singel 425, 1012 WP Amsterdam, The Netherlands. You will be contacted as soon as possible.