RATE RISK THEORY - INFORMATION THEORETIC APPROACH TO STATISTICAL DECISION.

Fumio Kanaya, Shin'ichi Oishi

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Abstract

A function of R(L), named a rate-risk function, is introduced in the field of statistical decision theory. It specifies the minimal permissible rate R at which information about underlying uncertainties must be conveyed to the decision maker in order to achieve the prescribed value L of the Bayes risk. Fundamental properties are also clarified for the rate-risk function.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)571-574
Number of pages4
JournalTransactions of the Institute of Electronics and Communication Engineers of Japan. Section E
VolumeE69
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1986 May 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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