On the minimizing point of the incorrectly centered empirical process and its limit distribution in nonregular experiments

Dietmar Ferger

ESAIM: Probability and Statistics (2010)

  • Volume: 9, page 307-322
  • ISSN: 1292-8100

Abstract

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Let Fn be the empirical distribution function (df) pertaining to independent random variables with continuous df F. We investigate the minimizing point τ ^ n of the empirical process Fn - F0, where F0 is another df which differs from F. If F and F0 are locally Hölder-continuous of order α at a point τ our main result states that n 1 / α ( τ ^ n - τ ) converges in distribution. The limit variable is the almost sure unique minimizing point of a two-sided time-transformed homogeneous Poisson-process with a drift. The time-transformation and the drift-function are of the type |t|α.

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Ferger, Dietmar. "On the minimizing point of the incorrectly centered empirical process and its limit distribution in nonregular experiments." ESAIM: Probability and Statistics 9 (2010): 307-322. <http://eudml.org/doc/104339>.

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