By A. W. van der Vaart

Here's a sensible and mathematically rigorous advent to the sphere of asymptotic data. as well as lots of the ordinary themes of an asymptotics course--likelihood inference, M-estimation, the speculation of asymptotic potency, U-statistics, and rank procedures--the e-book additionally provides fresh learn subject matters resembling semiparametric versions, the bootstrap, and empirical methods and their purposes. the themes are geared up from the crucial thought of approximation by way of restrict experiments, one of many book's unifying issues that regularly includes the neighborhood approximation of the classical i.i.d. manage with delicate parameters via situation experiments related to a unmarried, quite often allotted remark.

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