The Delta-Method

  • Aad W. van der Vaart
  • Jon A. Wellner
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Abstract

After giving the general principle of the delta-method, we consider the special case of Gaussian limits and the “conditional” delta-method, which applies to the bootstrap. The chapter closes with a large number of examples.

Keywords

Outer Probability Statistical Application Asymptotic Normality Random Element Empirical Distribution Function 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aad W. van der Vaart
    • 1
  • Jon A. Wellner
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceFree UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.StatisticsUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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