Catchpole, Edward A.,
Morgan, Byron J. T.,
Viallefont, Anne
(2002)
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Solving problems in parameter redundancy using computer algebra.
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Journal of Applied Statistics,
29
(1-4).
pp. 625-636.
ISSN 0266-4763.
(doi:10.1080/02664760120108601)
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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/02664760120108601 |

## Abstract

A model, involving a particular set of parameters, is said to be parameter redundant when the likelihood can be expressed in terms of a smaller set of parameters. In many important cases, the parameter redundancy of a model can be checked by evaluating the symbolic rank of a derivative matrix. We describe the main results, and show how to construct this matrix using the symbolic algebra package Maple. We apply the theory to examples from the mark-recapture field. General code is given which can be applied to other models.

Item Type: | Article |
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DOI/Identification number: | 10.1080/02664760120108601 |

Subjects: | Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) |

Divisions: | Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science |

Depositing User: | Judith Broom |

Date Deposited: | 17 Sep 2008 10:48 UTC |

Last Modified: | 27 Feb 2024 12:42 UTC |

Resource URI: | https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/10498 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes) |

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