Empirical Bayes and Shrinkage Estimators

  • Robert W. Keener
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)


Many of the classical ideas in statistics become less reliable when there are many parameters. Results in this chapter suggest a natural approach in some situations and illustrate one way in which classical ideas may fail.


Decision Rule Bayesian Model Decision Theory Risk Function Marginal Density 


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© Springer New York 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert W. Keener
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  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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