Let

Then the joint pdf=

=

by factorization theorem,

Can I conclude that is a sufficient statistic?

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- Oct 5th 2009, 05:58 AMnoob mathematicianFinding a sufficient statistic
Let

Then the joint pdf=

=

by factorization theorem,

Can I conclude that is a sufficient statistic? - Oct 5th 2009, 11:56 AMmatheagle
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 - Oct 5th 2009, 08:52 PMnoob mathematician