Unformatted text preview: σ = μ )? 3. Consider the Poisson distribution f ( x ) = e-λ λ x x ! , x = 0 , 1 , 2 ,... Find the maximum likelihood estimator or λ , based on a random sample of size n . 4. Suppose the size n sample comes from a distribution uniform on the interval [ a,b ] with both a and b unknown parameters. Find the MLE for a and b . 1...
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- Spring '08
- Normal Distribution, maximum likelihood estimator, mean square error, Bias of an estimator, unbiased estimators