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Y/: R R Proof. y/ Á 1 implies under the regularity conditions the first statement of the lemma. 5 Some Geometric Properties of a Parametric Family 35 tiating once more yields the second statement with another representation of the Fisher information. Like the KL-divergence, the Fisher information possesses the important additivity property. 6. PÂ D PÂ PÂ ; Â 2 ‚/ be the product family. Â/ (resp. PÂ / (resp. PÂ /). 5. 6. y2 ; Â/. 6. Compute the Fisher information for the Gaussian shift, Bernoulli, Poisson, volatility, and exponential families.

Y; Â 0 / ; where Y PÂ . An important feature of the Kullback–Leibler divergence is that it is always non-negative and it is equal to zero iff the measures PÂ and PÂ 0 coincide. 1. s. 5 Some Geometric Properties of a Parametric Family 31 Proof. y; Â/. t. 0 . t/ D the log-function is strictly concave. s. This implies the last statement of the lemma. The two mentioned features of the Kullback–Leibler divergence suggest to consider it as a kind of distance on the parameter space. In some sense, it measures how far PÂ 0 is from PÂ .

D. with a density symmetric around zero and finite second moment 2 D E"21 . This particularly yields that E"i D 0 and EYi D Â . Â/ 1X ÂQ D Yi n 2 =n. d. PÂ ; Â 2 ‚ Â Rp /. By Â we denote the true parameter from ‚. Let ÂQ be an estimate of Â , that is, a function of the available Q /. Y An estimate ÂQ of the parameter Â is called unbiased if EÂ ÂQ D Â : This property seems to be rather natural and desirable. However, it is often just matter of parametrization. Indeed, if g W ‚ ! Â/ D AÂ C b, then the estimate #Q D AÂQ C b of the new parameter # D AÂ C b is again unbiased.