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Table 1 Simulation results

From: The spherical-Dirichlet distribution

Method # Iterations α1=2 α2=2 α3=2 % Error
MOM 176 2.0557 2.0983 2.0764 3.84
MLE 51 2.0412 2.0798 2.0479 2.81
Method # Iterations α1=5 α2=15 α3=2 % Error
MOM 589 5.0351 14.7148 1.9684 1.40
MLE 147 5.1932 15.1998 2.0496 2.56
Method # Iterations α1=0.5 α2=0.5 α3=2 % Error
MOM 28 0.4964 0.4639 1.9212 3.96
MLE 23 0.4903 0.4821 1.9503 2.67
Method # Iterations α1=2 α2=2 α3=10 % Error
MOM 385 1.9349 2.0153 10.1145 1.72
MLE 85 1.9745 2.0713 10.3528 2.79