Department of Mathematical Sciences
|DATE:||Thursday, February 19, 2015|
|TIME:||1:15pm to 2:15pm|
|SPEAKER:||Lishun Li (Binghamton University)|
|TITLE:||On a minimax property of the sample mean when the population is normally distributed|
We will show that the sample mean is a minimax estimator (under the 1-0 loss function) of the unknown mean of a normal population with unknown variance.