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### Maximum likelihood estimation of volume

There is a metric called as the Volume V Can somebody explain to me how to find the value of V, which is the volume of a dynamical system. I need to apply maximum likelihood estimation on V to find ...
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### Sequential linear estimation: Is MSE non-increasing?

Suppose we estimate $x$ from $y_1=ax+z_1$ and get $x_1$. Then suppose we receive $y_2=bx+z_2$ and reestimate $x$ using both $y_1$ and $y_2$ and get $x_2$. Is the means squared error (MSE) of $x_2$ ...
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### How to aggregate human estimates?

I'm working on a program that involves people estimating numbers. For instance, when estimating $X$, one person says that $X$ is the product of two numbers over which he has probability distributions ...
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### Generating random variable from density function

How can I generate a random variable of size n= 2914 if I have the density function?. So the problem is that I have the density f(x) (function well defined) ...
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### Estimating variability of unseen factor

I'm looking at binomial data where I believe that the probability of the outcome is the product of two independent factors. If you think of it as a two step decision, At the first step, there is a ...
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### Can I estimate the frequency of an event based on random samplings of its occurrence?

Some edits made... This question is just for fun, so if it isn't fun then please feel free to ignore it. I already get a lot of help from this site so I don't want to bite the hand that feeds me. ...