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Table 3 Maximum likelihood and Bayesian estimates comparison

From: The multivariate slash and skew-slash student t distributions

  True SLT SSLT
Parameter Value MLE Bayes MLE Bayes
Univariate
λ 3    2.496 2.511
q 5 6.196 6.236 6.689 6.479
r 8 8.015 7.084 7.650 7.194
Bivariate
λ 1 -5    -5.543 -3.288
λ 2 3    3.333 1.967
q 5 6.410 4.113 5.899 4.118
r 8 7.480 8.468 7.726 8.609
  1. The average maximum likelihood and Bayesian estimates based on 100 samples of size 200. SLT=Slash t and SSLT=Skew-Slash t.