Beta-product Poisson-Dirichlet Processes

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dc.contributor.author Bassetti, Federico
dc.contributor.author Casarin, Roberto
dc.contributor.author Leisen, Fabrizio
dc.contributor.editor Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Estadística
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-23T09:39:22Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-23T09:39:22Z
dc.date.issued 2011-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/12160
dc.description.abstract Time series data may exhibit clustering over time and, in a multiple time series context, the clustering behavior may differ across the series. This paper is motivated by the Bayesian non--parametric modeling of the dependence between the clustering structures and the distributions of different time series. We follow a Dirichlet process mixture approach and introduce a new class of multivariate dependent Dirichlet processes (DDP). The proposed DDP are represented in terms of vector of stick-breaking processes with dependent weights. The weights are beta random vectors that determine different and dependent clustering effects along the dimension of the DDP vector. We discuss some theoretical properties and provide an efficient Monte Carlo Markov Chain algorithm for posterior computation. The effectiveness of the method is illustrated with a simulation study and an application to the United States and the European Union industrial production indexes.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries UC3M Working papers. Statistics and Econometrics
dc.relation.ispartofseries 11-23
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other Bayesian non--parametrics
dc.subject.other Dirichlet process
dc.subject.other Poisson-Dirichlet process
dc.subject.other Multiple Time-series non--parametrics
dc.title Beta-product Poisson-Dirichlet Processes
dc.type workingPaper
dc.subject.eciencia Estadística
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dc.identifier.uxxi DT/0000000949
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