Let

Then the joint pdf=

=

by factorization theorem,

Can I conclude that is a sufficient statistic?

Printable View

- October 5th 2009, 06:58 AMnoob mathematicianFinding a sufficient statistic
Let

Then the joint pdf=

=

by factorization theorem,

Can I conclude that is a sufficient statistic? - October 5th 2009, 12:56 PMmatheagle
I assume 0<x<1 and that this is a beta distribution with

I don't think I've seen this question in regards to the beta, but this seems true.

that matches up with 9 from http://www.ds.unifi.it/VL/VL_EN/point/point6.html - October 5th 2009, 09:52 PMnoob mathematician