Probability and Statistics for Engineering
Homework 8
Spring 2011
(due Tuesday, April 5)
A random variable
has the following density function with
unknown.
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(1) Let
be a random sample of size
from the distribution of
.
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Use the method of
maximum likelihood to find an estimator for
Be sure to show all the steps leading to your
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 Spring '09
 Probability, Probability distribution, probability density function, Estimation theory, maximum likelihood estimate

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