Saddlepoint distribution function approximations in biostatistical inference

Kolassa, J.E.
January 2003
Statistical Methods in Medical Research;Jan2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p59
Academic Journal
journal article
Applications of saddlepoint approximations to distribution functions are reviewed. Calculations are provided for marginal distributions and conditional distributions. These approximations are applied to problems of testing and generating confidence intervals, particularly in canonical exponential families.


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