Negative score test statistic

Morgan, B.J.T. and Palmer, K.J. and Ridout, M.S. (2007) Negative score test statistic. American Statistician, 61 (4). pp. 285-288. ISSN 0003-1305. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

If one uses the observed information matrix, rather than the expected information matrix in a score test, then it is possible to obtain a negative test statistic. A simple illustration of this is provided for a zero-inflated Poisson distribution

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: STILLBIRTHS IN LITTERS; ZERO-INFLATED POISSON DISTRIBUTION; ZERO-MODIFIED POISSON DISTRIBUTION
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA276 Mathematical statistics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science
Depositing User: Byron Morgan
Date Deposited: 14 May 2008 09:25
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2014 13:53
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/3174 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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