Monotone empirical Bayes estimators Borel-Tanner distribution branching process reproduction number of epidemics
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Pliska Studia Mathematica Bulgarica, Vol. 27, No 1, (2017), 115p-122p
We construct a monotone version of an empirical Bayes estimator for the parameter of the Borel-Tanner distribution. Some properties of the estimator’s regret risk are illustrated through simulations. 2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 62C12; Secondary: 60J80.