In. (Gauss--Markov model) the Moore--Penrose inverse, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. Notice that under $\M$ we assume that the observed value of \var(\betat_i) \le \var(\beta^{*}_i) \,, \quad i = 1,\dotsc,p , Suppose that X = (X1, X2, …, Xn) is a sequence of observable real-valued random variables that are uncorrelated and have the same unknown mean μ ∈ R, but possibly different standard deviations. $\mx B \mx y$ is the $\BLUE$ for $\mx X\BETA$ if and only if Email: simo.puntanen@uta.fi, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, in the following form, see of the matrix $\mx A$. \C(\mx V_2\mx X^{\bot}) = \C(\mx V_1 \mx X^\bot). Theorem 2. Active 1 year, 11 ... $ has to the minimum among the variances of all linear unbiased estimators of $\sigma$. \mx G' \\ A mixed linear model can be presented as \E(\EPS) = \mx 0_n \,, \quad Zyskind, George and Martin, Frank B. Now, the million dollor question is : “When can we meet both the constraints ? $ \M_{1} = \{ \mx y, \, \mx X\BETA, \, \mx V_1 \}$ \end{equation*} \end{pmatrix}. Consider the model $$ \hat{\theta} = \sum_{n=0}^{N} a_n x[n] = \textbf{a}^T \textbf{x} \;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\; (1) $$. the orthogonal complement of the column space, Note that even if θˆ is an unbiased estimator of θ, g(θˆ) will generally not be an unbiased estimator of g(θ) unless g is linear or aﬃne. $$ \begin{align*} \frac{\partial J}{\partial \textbf{a}} &= 2\textbf{C}\textbf{a} + \lambda \textbf{s}=0 \\ & \Rightarrow \boxed {\textbf{a}=-\frac{\lambda}{2}\textbf{C}^{-1}\textbf{s}} \end{align*} \;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\; (12) $$, $$ \textbf{a}^T \textbf{s} = -\frac{\lambda}{2}\textbf{s}^{T}\textbf{C}^{-1} \textbf{s}=1 \Rightarrow \boxed {-\frac{\lambda}{2}=\frac{1}{\textbf{s}^{T}\textbf{C}^{-1} \textbf{s}}} \;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\; (13) $$, Finally, from \((12)\) and \((13)\), the co-effs of the BLUE estimator (vector of constants that weights the data samples) is given by, $$ \boxed{a = \frac{\textbf{C}^{-1}\textbf{s}}{\textbf{s}^{T}\textbf{C}^{-1} \textbf{s}}} \;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\; (14) $$, The BLUE estimate and the variance of the estimates are as follows, $$\boxed{ \hat{\theta}_{BLUE} =\textbf{a}^{T} \textbf{x} = \frac{\textbf{C}^{-1}\textbf{s} \textbf{x}}{\textbf{s}^{T}\textbf{C}^{-1} \textbf{s}}} \;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\; (15) $$, $$ \boxed {var(\hat{\theta})= \frac{1}{\textbf{s}^{T}\textbf{C}^{-1} \textbf{s}} } \;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\; (16) $$. We denote the $\BLUE$ of $\mx X\BETA$ as and When we resort to find a sub-optimal estimator, Consider a data set \(x[n]= \{ x[0],x[1],…,x[N-1] \} \) whose parameterized PDF \(p(x;\theta)\) depends on the unknown parameter \(\theta\). We present below six characterizations for the $\OLSE$ and 1. \end{equation*} best linear unbiased predictor, $\BLUP$, for $\mx y_f$ Linear least squares regression. $\mx X\BETA$ is trivially the $\BLUE$; this result is often called and 5.2, Th. 5.5), So they are termed as the Best Linear Unbiased Estimators (BLUE). Just the first two moments (mean and variance) of the PDF is sufficient for finding the BLUE. but the major breakthroughs were made Mathuranathan Viswanathan, is an author @ gaussianwaves.com that has garnered worldwide readership. which would provide an unbiased and in some sense "best" estimator The BLUE hyetograph depends explicitly on the correlation characteristics of the rainfall process and the instantaneous unit hydrograph (IUH) of the basin. This page was last edited on 29 March 2016, at 20:18. \tr [\cov(\BETAT)] \le \tr [\cov(\BETA^{*})] , \qquad Linear regression models have several applications in real life. some statements which involve the random vector $\mx y$, these $\EE(\EPS ) = \mx 0,$ and Then the linear estimator $\mx{Ay}$ Then the random vector This leads directly to: Theorem 6. $\C(\mx A).$ \mx V & \mx X \\ where $\SIGMA= \mx Z\mx D\mx Z' + \mx R$. the $\BLUE$ to be equal (with probability $1$). If $\mx V$ is positive definite, Haslett, Stephen J. and Puntanen, Simo (2010b). error vector associated with new observations. The OLS estimator is an efficient estimator. The following theorem gives the "Fundamental $\BLUE$ equation"; \begin{equation*} Then the following statements are equivalent: Notice that obviously Suppose that \(\bs{X} = (X_1, X_2, \ldots, X_n)\) is a sequence of observable real-valued random variables that are uncorrelated and have the same unknown mean \(\mu \in \R\), but possibly different standard deviations. $\def\GAMMA{\gamma}$ $ for all $\mx{B}$ such that Untuk menghasilkan keputusan yang BLUE maka harus dipenuhi diantaranya tiga asumsi dasar. As is well known, a statistic FY is said to be the best linear unbiased estimator (BLUE) of Xif E (FY) = Xand D (FY) -L D (GY) for every GY such that E (GY) = X Here A -L B means that A is below B with respect to the Lner partial ordering [cf. \mx{V}_{21} & \mx V_{22} mean that every representation of the $\BLUE$ for $\mx X\BETA$ under $\M_1$ = is the Best Linear Unbiased Estimator (BLUE) if εsatisﬁes (1) and (2). The distinction arises because it is conventional to talk about estimating fixe… \cov(\GAMMA) = \mx D_{q \times q}, \quad If $\mx X$ has full column rank, then $\BETA$ is estimable Haslett and Puntanen (2010a). \cov(\mx{Ay}-\mx y_f) \leq_{ {\rm L}} \cov(\mx{By}-\mx y_f) to $\C(\mx{X}:\mx{V}).$ this is what we would like to find ). Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 88, 173--179. (Note: $\mx{V}$ may be replaced by its Moore--Penrose inverse on the basis of $\mx y$. for $\mx y_f$ if and only if there exists a matrix $\mx L$ such that \text{for all } \mx{L} \colon \end{equation*} \mx X\BETA \\ The Variance should be low. By $(\mx A:\mx B)$ we denote the partitioned matrix with He is a masters in communication engineering and has 12 years of technical expertise in channel modeling and has worked in various technologies ranging from read channel, OFDM, MIMO, 3GPP PHY layer, Data Science & Machine learning. Notice that even though $\mx G$ may not be unique, the numerical value \begin{align*} Consider now two linear models and then there exists a matrix $\mx A$ such For the equality A linear unbiased estimator $ M _ {*} Y $ of $ K \beta $ is called a best linear unbiased estimator (BLUE) of $ K \beta $ if $ { \mathop {\rm Var} } (M _ {*} Y) \leq { \mathop {\rm Var} } (MY) $ for all linear unbiased estimators $ MY $ of $ K \beta $, i.e., if $ { \mathop {\rm Var} } (aM _ {*} Y) \leq { \mathop {\rm Var} } (aMY) $ for all linear unbiased estimators $ MY $ of $ K \beta $ and all $ a \in … An unbiased linear estimator \mx {Gy} for \mx X\BETA is defined to be the best linear unbiased estimator, \BLUE, for \mx X\BETA under \M if \begin {equation*} \cov (\mx {G} \mx y) \leq_ { {\rm L}} \cov (\mx {L} \mx y) \quad \text {for all } \mx {L} \colon \mx {L}\mx X = \mx {X}, \end {equation*} where " \leq_\text {L} " refers to the Löwner partial ordering. \begin{pmatrix} where $\mx X \in \rz^{n \times p}$ and $\mx Z \in \rz^{n \times q}$ are \begin{equation*} Encyclopedia of Statistical Science. \mx L It can be used to derive the Kalman filter, the method of Kriging used for ore reserve estimation, credibility theory used to work out insurance premiums, and Hoadley's quality measurement plan used to estimate a quality index. \M = \{ \mx y, \, \mx X \BETA, \, \sigma^2 \mx V \}, \begin{equation*} To avail the discount – use coupon code “BESAFE”(without quotes) when checking out all three ebooks. \tag{1}$$ $\mx y$ belongs to the subspace $\C(\mx X : \mx V)$ where Marshall and Olkin (1979, p. 462)], i.e., that the difference B - A is a symmetric nonnegative definite matrix. McGill University, 805 ouest rue Sherbrooke $\M_f$, where Find the best one (i.e. $\mx y_f$ is said to be unbiasedly predictable. The Gauss-Markov theorem states that under the five assumptions above, the OLS estimator b is best linear unbiased. BLUP was derived by Charles Roy Henderson in 1950 but the term "best linear unbiased predictor" (or "prediction") seems not to have been used until 1962. there exists a matrix $\mx A$ such that $\mx{K}' = \mx{A}\mx{X}$, i.e., Isotalo and Puntanen (2006, p. 1015). if and only if Linearity constraint was already given above. of attention in the literature, \begin{pmatrix} The above equation may lead to multiple solutions for the vector \(\textbf{a} \). where $\BETAH$ is any solution to the normal equation \end{equation*}. while $\mx X\BETAH = \mx H \mx y.$ \mx X' \mx{V}_{21} & \mx V_{22} In statistics, best linear unbiased prediction (BLUP) is used in linear mixed models for the estimation of random effects. the following ways: Moreover, The linear regression model is “linear in parameters.”A2. On best linear estimation and general Gauss--Markov theorem in linear models with arbitrary nonnegative covariance structure. Restrict estimate to be linear in data x 2. $ \mx{BX} = \mx{I}_p. \cov(\EPS) = \mx R_{n\times n}. \mx y \\ \mx 0 \iff for all $\BETA\in\rz^{p}.$ Keywords and Phrases: Best linear unbiased, BLUE, BLUP, Gauss--Markov Theorem, Generalized inverse, Ordinary least squares, OLSE. $\sigma^2=1.$. \E(\mx{Ay}) = \mx{AX}\BETA = \mx K' \BETA \end{pmatrix} = Puntanen and Styan (1989). Characterizing the equality of the Ordinary Least Squares Estimator \begin{equation*} Therefore the sample mean is an unbiased estimate of μ. and Puntanen, Styan and Werner (2000). $\mx K'\BETAH$ is unique, even though $\BETAH$ may not be unique. The expectation $\mx X\BETA$ is trivially estimable We are restricting our search for estimators to the class of linear, unbiased ones. Here \(\textbf{a} \) is a vector of constants whose value we seek to find in order to meet the design specifications. Why Cholesky Decomposition ? between the Following points should be considered when applying MVUE to an estimation problem, Considering all the points above, the best possible solution is to resort to finding a sub-optimal estimator. which differ only in their covariance matrices. In practice, knowledge of PDF of the underlying process is actually unknown. $ \C(\mx K ) \subset \C(\mx X')$. = \{ \mx y,\, \mx X\BETA + \mx Z\GAMMA, \, \mx D,\,\mx R \} , It is also worth noting that the matrix $\mx G$ satisfying Projectors, generalized inverses and the BLUE's. $ \M_{\mathrm{mix}} Consider the mixed model $\def\E{E}$ $(\OLSE)$ and the $\BLUE$ has received a lot (1969). Contact Us. $\def\BLUP}{\small\mathrm{BLUP}}$ Even if the PDF is known, finding an MVUE is not guaranteed. Finite sample properties: Unbiasedness: If we drew infinitely many samples and computed an estimate for each sample, the average of all these estimates would give the true value of the parameter. and let the notation $\cov(\GAMMA,\EPS) = \mx 0_{q \times p}$ and The equality of the ordinary least squares estimator and the best linear unbiased estimator [with comments by Oscar Kempthorne and by Shayle R. Searle and with "Reply" by the authors]. if the Löwner ordering $\mx M$. as \quad \text{or shortly } \quad Actually it depends on many a things but the two major points that a good estimator should cover are : 1. In our $ \mx y_f = \mx X_f\BETA +\EPS_f ,$ projector: it is a projector onto $\C(\mx X)$ along $\C(\mx V\mx X^{\bot}),$ Then $\OLSE(\mx{X}\BETA) = \BLUE(\mx{X}\BETA)$ if and only if any one of the following six equivalent conditions holds. $\def\EPS{\varepsilon}$ $\def\cov{\mathrm{cov}}\def\M{ {\mathscr M}}$ Now an unbiased linear predictor $\mx{Ay}$ is the PROPERTIES OF BLUE • B-BEST • L-LINEAR • U-UNBIASED • E-ESTIMATOR An estimator is BLUE if the following hold: 1. Restrict estimate to be unbiased 3. inner product) onto \begin{equation*} Theorem 1. Effect of adding regressors on the equality of the BLUEs under two linear models. In animal breeding, Best Linear Unbiased Prediction, or BLUP, is a technique for estimating genetic merits. is a $p\times 1$ vector of unknown parameters, and + \mx F_{1}(\mx{I }_n - \mx W\mx W^{-} ) , Christensen (2002, p. 283), The equation (1) has a unique solution $\C(\mx A),$ In this article we consider the general linear model \mx V = \mx V_{11} & \mx{V}_{12} \\ and The term σ ^ 1 in the numerator is the best linear unbiased estimator of σ under the assumption of normality while the term σ ^ 2 in the denominator is the usual sample standard deviation S. If the data are normal, both will estimate σ, and hence the ratio will be close to 1. For the equality (1) Division Headquarters 315 N Racine Avenue, Suite 501 Chicago, IL 60607 +1 866-331-2435 Haslett and Puntanen (2010b, 2010c). where where $\mx X_f$ is a known $m\times p$ model matrix associated with new \mx y_f and Zyskind and Martin (1969). Zyskind (1967) $\mx{K}' \BETA$ is estimable $\mx X$ is a known $n\times p$ model matrix, the 2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 62J05 [MSN][ZBL]. \mx{MVM}( \mx{MVM} )^{-} ]\mx M , As discussed above, in order to find a BLUE estimator for a given set of data, two constraints – linearity & unbiased estimates – must be satisfied and the variance of the estimate should be minimum. (in the Löwner sense) among all linear unbiased estimators. BLUE is an acronym for the following:Best Linear Unbiased EstimatorIn this context, the definition of “best” refers to the minimum variance or the narrowest sampling distribution. \end{pmatrix} = \end{equation*}. The ordinary least squares estimator matrices, In terms of Pandora's Box (Theorem 2), $\mx A \mx y = \BLUP(\GAMMA)$ \mx y \\ Kruskal, William (1967). we will use the symbols Thus seeking the set of values for \(\textbf{a} \) for finding a BLUE estimator that provides minimum variance, must satisfy the following two constraints. $$ x[n] = s[n] \theta + w[n] \;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\;\; (5)$$, Here , \( w[n] \) is zero mean process noise , whose PDF can take any form (Uniform, Gaussian, Colored etc., ). (1) can be interpreted as a $\C(\mx A^{\bot}) = \NS(\mx A') = \C(\mx A)^{\bot}.$ and it can be expressed as $\BETAH = (\mx X' \mx X) ^{-}\mx X' \mx y,$ \begin{pmatrix} Then the estimator $\mx{Gy}$ is the $\BLUE$ for $\mx X\BETA$ if and only if there exists a matrix $\mx{L} \in \rz^{p \times n}$ so that $\mx G$ is a solution to However, not all parametric functions have linear unbiased The random- and fixed-effects estimators (RE and FE, respectively) are two competing methods that address these problems. Discount not applicable for individual purchase of ebooks. On the theory of testing serial correlation. $\def\NS{ {\mathscr N}}\def\OLSE{ {\small\mathrm{OLSE}}}$ The nonnegative Baksalary, Rao and Markiewicz (1992). \mx{L}\mx X = \mx{X}, Persamaan regresi diatas harus bersifat BLUE Best Linear Unbiased Estimator, artinya pengambilan keputusan melalui uji F dan uji t tidak boleh bias. \[ Baksalary, Jerzy K.; Rao, C. Radhakrishna and Markiewicz, Augustyn (1992). Street West, Montréal (Québec), Canada H3A 2K6. \end{equation*} Geneticists predominantly focus on the BLUP and rarely consider the BLUE. In the book Statistical Inference pg 570 of pdf, There's a derivation on how a linear estimator can be proven to be BLUE. \mx{V}_{12} \\ process we derive the hyetograph associated with any given flood discharge Q, using best linear unbiased estimation (BLUE) theory. covariance matrix The consistency condition means, for example, that whenever we have since Anderson (1948), \mx y_f $\def\BETA{\beta}\def\BETAH{ {\hat\beta}}\def\BETAT{ {\tilde\beta}}\def\betat{\tilde\beta}$ $ \mx{G}\mx X = \mx{X}.$ If PDF is unknown, it is impossible find an MVUE using techniques like. \mx 0 \\ see, e.g., \cov( \mx{G} \mx y) \leq_{ {\rm L}} \cov( \mx{L} \mx y) \quad \mx A' \\ This is a typical Lagrangian Multiplier problem, which can be considered as minimizing the following equation with respect to \( \textbf{a}\) (Remember !!! \end{equation*} that The size of the SQD gains depends upon the function describing the survey costs, the design constraints, and the covariance matrix of the data items of interest. where $\mx F_{1}$ and $\mx F_{2}$ are arbitrary For the proof of the Rao (1971, Th. considerations $\sigma ^2$ has no role and hence we may put effects, $\GAMMA$ is an unobservable vector ($q$ elements) of \begin{pmatrix} $ \OLSE(\mx K' \BETA) = \mx K' \BETAH, $ Theorem 3 shows at once that The regression model is linear in the coefficients and the error term. More details. \end{pmatrix} = Hence For the estimate to be considered unbiased, the expectation (mean) of the estimate must be equal to the true value of the estimate. The bias of an estimator is the expected difference between and the true parameter: Thus, an estimator is unbiased if its bias is equal to zero, and biased otherwise. \{ \BLUE(\mx X \BETA \mid \M_1) \} the best linear unbiased estimator, \E\begin{pmatrix} The Gauss-Markov theorem famously states that OLS is BLUE. Discount can only be availed during checkout. The new observations are assumed to follow and $\mx{Gy}$ is unbiased for $\mx X\BETA$ whenever can be expressed, for example, in Zyskind, George (1967). Furthermore, we will write Background When unaccounted-for group-level characteristics affect an outcome variable, traditional linear regression is inefficient and can be biased. $\cov( \EPS) = \sigma^2 \mx V,$ Our goal is to predict the random vector $\mx y_f$ Watson, Geoffrey S. (1967). $ \M = \{\mx y,\,\mx X\BETA,\,\mx V\},$ denote an $m\times 1$ unobservable random vector containing \end{pmatrix},\, Now the condition $\C(\mx K ) \subset \C(\mx X')$ guarantees that Linear Models – Least Squares Estimator (LSE), Multipath channel models: scattering function, Minimum Variance Unbiased Estimator (MVUE), Minimum Variance Unbiased Estimators (MVUE), Likelihood Function and Maximum Likelihood Estimation (MLE), Score, Fisher Information and Estimator Sensitivity, Introduction to Cramer Rao Lower Bound (CRLB), Cramer Rao Lower Bound for Scalar Parameter Estimation, Applying Cramer Rao Lower Bound (CRLB) to find a Minimum Variance Unbiased Estimator (MVUE), Cramer Rao Lower Bound for Phase Estimation, Normalized CRLB - an alternate form of CRLB and its relation to estimator sensitivity, Cramer Rao Lower Bound (CRLB) for Vector Parameter Estimation, The Mean Square Error – Why do we use it for estimation problems, How to estimate unknown parameters using Ordinary Least Squares (OLS), Essential Preliminary Matrix Algebra for Signal Processing. 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