Max Rady College of Medicine
Term: Matching (Moments and Percentile)
Last Updated: 2007-11-07
This is one of the methods used in obtaining parameter estimates of a statistical model by equating the theoretical and empirical moments or percentiles. For moment matching for instance, the theoretical mean or standard deviation will be equated to the empirical mean or standard deviation. For percentile matching, the theoretical mode, for example, will be equated to the empirical mode.
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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada