Estimation of parameters in a network reliability model with spatial dependence
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An iterative method based on a fixed-point property is proposed for finding maximum likelihood estimators for parameters in a model of network reliability with spatial dependence. The method is shown to converge at a geometric rate under natural conditions on data.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 62B05 / 62F10
Key words: Curie-Weiss / EM-algorithm / iterative proportional scaling / maximum likelihood / network tomography.
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