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Strong approximations of the quantile process

M. Csörgö

Strong approximations of the quantile process

(a strongly revised version)

by M. Csörgö

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Published by Dept. of Mathematics, Carleton University in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gaussian processes.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesQuantile process.
    Statementby Miklós Csorgő, Pál Révész.
    SeriesCarleton mathematical series -- no. 146
    ContributionsRévész, Pál.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 leaves ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22034603M

    In the book Asymptotic theory of statistics and probability by Anirban DasGupta (, Springer Science & Business Media) in page Example I found the following approximation $$\Phi^{-1}\left(1-\frac{1}{n}\right)\approx \sqrt{2\log n}$$. Medians and quantiles We often want to summarize a frequency distribution in a few numbers, for ease of reporting or comparison. The most direct method is to use quantiles. The quantiles are values which divide the distribution such that there is a given proportion of observations below the quantile. For example, the median is a quantile.


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Various theorems are proved in the chapter. Best strong approximations of the empirical process, and strong approximations of the quantile process are discussed. The chapter discusses the problem of approximating the quantile process by a sequence of Brownian bridges. Keywords: quantile processes, weak convergence, confidence bounds, approximations, Kiefers' theory - Hide Description Provides a comprehensive theory of the approximations of quantile processes in light of recent advances, as well as some of their statistical applications.

Strong Approximations of the Quantile Process Article (PDF Available) in The Annals of Statistics 6(4) July with 40 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Strong approximations for weighted bootstrap of empirical and quantile processes with applications Article in Statistical Methodology –52 March with 30 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The First Strong Approximations of the Empirical Process Best Strong Approximations of the Empirical Process Strong Approximation of the Quantile Process Supplementary Remarks 5. A Study of Empirical and Quantile Processes with the Help of Strong Approximation Methods Introduction The Law of Iterated Logarithm for the Book Edition: 1.

Quantile Processes with Statistical Applications > Strong Approximations of the Normed Quantile Process. The Kiefer Process. This Chapter Appears in. Strong approximations of the uniform quantile process by a sequence of Brownian bridges and by a Kiefer process. The distance of the normed sample quantile process from the uniform.

The quantile process of the product-limit estimator (PL-quantile process) in the random censorship model from the right is studied via strong approximation methods.

Some almost sure fluctuation properties of the said process are studied. Sections 3 and 4 contain strong approximations of the PL-quantile process by a generalized Kiefer by: Chapters 3 and 4 contain theorems concerning the one-time parameter Wiener process and strong approximation for the empirical and quantile processes based on IIDRV.

Chapter 5 demonstrate the validity of previously discussed theorems, including Brownian bridges and Kiefer process, for empirical and quantile processes. Machine derived contents note: A Preliminary Study of Quantile Processes; A Weak Convergence of the Normed Sample Quantile Process; Strong Approximations of the Normed Quantile Process; Two Approaches to Constructing Simultaneous Confidence Bounds for Quantiles; Weak Convergence of Quantile Processes in Weighted Sup-Norm Metrics and Further.

Recently, M. Csörgő, S. Csörgő, Horváth and Mason (a) obtained a weighted approximation to the uniform empirical and quantile processes by a sequence of Brownian bridges. The purpose of this note is to give a short and elementary proof of their weighted approximation to the uniform quantile by: A preliminary study of quantile processes --A weak convergence of the normed sample quantile process --Strong approximations of the normed quantile process --Two approaches to constructing simultaneous confidence bounds for quantiles --Weak convergence of quantile processes in weighted sup-norm metrics and further strong approximations --On.

Strong approximation results and methodology are used to obtain in-probability representations of the empirical process when the parameters of the underlying distribution function are estimated.

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Simultaneous strong Gaussian approximations of the product-limit process and normed product. Downloadable (with restrictions). Quantile regression (QR) is a principal regression method for analyzing the impact of covariates on outcomes. The impact is described by the conditional quantile function and its functionals.

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contains at least k points or a certain quantile of the data. This type of problem is known as a k-enclosing problem. We present a simple algorithmic framework for computing quantile approximations for the minimum strip, ellipsoid, and annulus containing a given quantile of the points.

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Weighted approximations of empirical and quantile processes, where the absence of relevant citations has warranted most of the detailed criticism in this lengthy review.

Some slips of the pen and mathematical oversights will be pointed out as well. I will now detail my comments on SubsectionStrong approximations.

Let f n(t); 0 t 1gand fu. Strong approximations of type (), for the empirical process with depen-dent data, have been less studied. Berkes and Philipp () proved that, for functions of strongly mixing sequences satisfying α(n)=O(n−8) [where α(n) is the strong mixing coefficient of Rosenblatt ()], and if F is con.

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