A Further Empirical Study on the Over-Performance of Estimate Correction in Statistical Matching

  • Andrea Capotorti
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 300)


Usual estimates inside the statistical matching problem can encounter consistency problem whenever logical constraints are present among categorical variables. Inconsistencies correction through a specific discrepancy minimization has already shown, in terms of goodness-of-fit test, an empirical over-performance with respect to originally coherent assessments. This behavior is now confirmed also with respect to distances between imprecise estimates and imprecise models represented by credal sets of joint distributions.


Incoherence correction statistical matching informative distance credal sets 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Capotorti
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  1. 1.Dip. Matematica e InformaticaUniversità di PerugiaPerugiaItaly

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