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Good-Turing frequency estimation in a finite population.
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PMID:  25394337     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Good-Turing frequency estimation (Good, ) is a simple, effective method for predicting detection probabilities of objects of both observed and unobserved classes based on observed frequencies of classes in a sample. The method has been used widely in several disciplines, such as information retrieval, computational linguistics, text recognition, and ecological diversity estimation. Nevertheless, existing studies assume sampling with replacement or sampling from an infinite population, which might be inappropriate for many practical applications. In light of this limitation, this article presents a modification of the Good-Turing estimation method to account for finite population sampling. We provide three practical extensions of the modified method, and we examine performance of the modified method and its extensions in simulation experiments.
Wen-Han Hwang; Chih-Wei Lin; Tsung-Jen Shen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biometrical journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1521-4036     ISO Abbreviation:  Biom J     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
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Created Date:  2014-11-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-14    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7708048     Medline TA:  Biom J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
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