Posts tagged parameter estimation
Estimating parameters of a distribution from awkwardly binned data
- 23 October 2021
- Category: intermediate
Let us say that we are interested in inferring the properties of a population. This could be anything from the distribution of age, or income, or body mass index, or a whole range of different possible measures. In completing this task, we might often come across the situation where we have multiple datasets, each of which can inform our beliefs about the overall population.