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MS (Master of Science)
Date of Award
Committee Chair or Co-Chairs
Don Hong, Robert M. Price Jr.
Edith Seier, James Boland
This thesis provides a survey study on applications of spline functions to statistics. We start with a brief history of splines. Then, we discuss the application of splines to statistics as they are applied today. Several topics included in the discussion are splines, spline regression, spline smoothing, and estimating the smoothing parameter for spline regression. Also, we give a very brief discussion of multivariate splines in statistics and wavelets in statistics. Both of these topics are currently subjects for continuing research by many mathematicians.
Thesis - Campus Only
Mawk, Russell Lynn, "A Survey of Applications of Spline Functions to Statistics." (2001). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 134. http://dc.etsu.edu/etd/134
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