An inequality for the mathematical expectation of the square of the deviation of a statistical estimator from the true value of a parameter, obtained by the method of sequential analysis. The Wolfowitz inequality is the analogue of the Rao–Cramer inequality for samples of fixed size. It was obtained by J. Wolfowitz.
|[a1]||J. Wolfowitz, "The efficiency of sequential estimates and Wald's equation for sequential processes" Ann. Math. Statist. , 18 (1947) pp. 215–230|
Wolfowitz inequality. I.V. Romanovskii (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Wolfowitz_inequality&oldid=12460