# Questions tagged [estimation]

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### Estimating conditional probability when events are sampled

Suppose I have many people who eat different fruits (apples, oranges, bananas &c): ...
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### Is the Hodges-Lehmann estimator 'optimal' for estimating the location parameter of Logistic distribution?

Is the Hodges-Lehmann estimator $\hat\theta_{HL}=\operatorname{median}\limits_{1\le i\le j\le n}\left\{\frac{X_i+X_j}{2}\right\}$ in some sense 'optimal' for estimating the location parameter $\theta$ ...
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### Bayesian and Markovian Networks: How do we obtain the probabilities at each node in a Bayesian or Markovian network

I just have a very basic 2 part question about Bayesian and Markovian networks. I suppose my confusion stems by trying to learn about these things through blog posts and videos, and not being able to ...
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### Posterior calculation on binomial distribution using quadratic loss function

Que Let x be a binomial variate with parameters n and p (0<p<1). using a quadratic error loss function and a priori distribution of p as $\pi(p)$ = 1, obtain the bayes' estimate for p. Hey ...
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### Unbaised estimator of $\ e^{- 2 \lambda }$ is t(x) = $\ (-1)^x$

Prove that Unbaised estimator of $\ e^{- 2 \lambda }$ is t(x) = $\ (-1)^x$ , when x follows poisson distribution with parameter $\lambda$ Sorry to ask the direct question but I need a starting ...
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### Infectious Outbreak and the Foundation of Epidemiology

There was an infectious outbreak that was responsible for the foundation of epidemiology, it was the cholera outbreak that affected London between 1846 and 1860, which, in order to be resolved, ...