# Estimation of parameters in a network reliability model with spatial dependence

ESAIM: Probability and Statistics (2010)

- Volume: 9, page 241-253
- ISSN: 1292-8100

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topDinwoodie, Ian Hepburn. "Estimation of parameters in a network reliability model with spatial dependence." ESAIM: Probability and Statistics 9 (2010): 241-253. <http://eudml.org/doc/104335>.

@article{Dinwoodie2010,

abstract = {
An iterative method based on a fixed-point property
is proposed for finding maximum likelihood
estimators for parameters in a model of network reliability with
spatial dependence. The method is shown to converge at a geometric rate under
natural conditions on data.
},

author = {Dinwoodie, Ian Hepburn},

journal = {ESAIM: Probability and Statistics},

keywords = {Curie-Weiss; EM-algorithm; iterative proportional scaling; maximum likelihood; network tomography.; network tomography},

language = {eng},

month = {3},

pages = {241-253},

publisher = {EDP Sciences},

title = {Estimation of parameters in a network reliability model with spatial dependence},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/104335},

volume = {9},

year = {2010},

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An iterative method based on a fixed-point property
is proposed for finding maximum likelihood
estimators for parameters in a model of network reliability with
spatial dependence. The method is shown to converge at a geometric rate under
natural conditions on data.

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