
Definition of Nonparametric
1. Adjective. Not involving an estimation of the parameters of a statistic.
Definition of Nonparametric
1. Adjective. (mathematics) Having a flexible number or nature of parameters which are not fixed in advance. ¹
2. Adjective. (statistics) Free of assumptions about the frequency distributions of the variables being assessed. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Nonparametric
1. [adj]
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Literary usage of Nonparametric
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1. Multivariate Analysis and Its Applications by Theodore Wilbur Anderson, Kʻaitʻai Fang, Ingram Olkin (1994)
"One approach to nonparametric regression is local regression, specifically the
... Many multivariate data sets are better fitted by nonparametric regression ..."
2. Adaptive Statistical Procedures and Related Topics: Proceedings of a by Herbert Robbins, John Van Ryzin (1986)
"The old Idea is the notion of fully nonparametric empirical Bayes estimation,
... Empirical Bayes, nonparametric estimation, projection pursuit, ..."
3. Selected Proceedings of the Symposium on Estimating Functions by Ishwar V. Basawa, V. P. Godambe, Robert Lee Taylor (1997)
"Their use in nonparametric and semiparametric problems is less developed. ...
The first problem is ordinary nonparametric local polynomial regression. ..."
4. Bayesian Robustness: Proceedings of the Workshop on Bayesian Robustness, May by James O. Berger (1996)
"In order to avoid strict assumptions on the error terms, a possible solution can
be found in the nonparametric approach; in the Bayesian framework, ..."
5. ChangePoint Problems by Edward G. Carlstein, HansGeorg MÃ¼ller, David Siegmund (1994)
"The second idea is that the nonparametric family of Kolmogorov Smirnov ...
In this report we are dealing with nonparametric changepoint detection methods. ..."
6. Stochastic Inequalities by Moshe Shaked, Yung Liang Tong (1992)
"The parameter H(F) = P(Xi < X2;Xi < X3 + X4  X5) was first studied by
Hollander (1966), also in the context of nonparametric techniques for the twoway ..."
7. L1statistical Procedures and Related Topics by Yadolah Dodge (1997)
"Statistical Procedures and Related Topics IMS Lecture Notes  Monograph Scries (1997)
Volume 31 nonparametric bounds for the probability of future prices ..."
8. State of the Art in Probability and Statistics: Festschrift for Willem R by Mathisca de Gunst, Chris Klaassen, A. W. van der Vaart (2001)
"They include ways of improving statistical performance by data sharpening, ie
data preprocessing before substitution into a conventional nonparametric ..."