Statistical Preliminaries

  • I. Pitas
  • A. N. Venetsanopoulos
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Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 84)

Abstract

Many classes of nonlinear filters are based on the field of robust estimation and especially on order statistics. Both of these fields have been developed by statisticians in the last three decades and they have now reached maturity. In this chapter an introduction to robust statistics and order statistics will be given, as a mathematical preliminary to nonlinear filters. The interested reader can find more information in specialized books [1–5].

Keywords

Order Statistic Maximum Likelihood Estimator Robust Estimation Influence Function Robust Estimator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Pitas
    • 1
  • A. N. Venetsanopoulos
    • 2
  1. 1.Aristotelian University of ThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.University of TorontoCanada

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