Classical Estimation Theory

  • Yu Watanabe
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


To formulate error and disturbance in quantum measurement, the estimation process from the measurement outcomes has an essential role. In this chapter, we review classical estimation theory [1][3] and introduce Fisher information, which gives the upper bound of the accuracy of the estimation [3]


Probability Distribution Likelihood Function Maximum Likelihood Estimator Fisher Information Relative Entropy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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