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    An efficient branch-and-bound strategy for subset vector autoregressive model selection

    Gatu, C. and Kontoghiorghes, Erricos J. and Gilli, M. and Winker, P. (2008) An efficient branch-and-bound strategy for subset vector autoregressive model selection. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 32 (6), pp. 1949-1963. ISSN 0165-1889.

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    Abstract

    A computationally efficient branch-and-bound strategy for finding the subsets of the most statistically significant variables of a vector autoregressive (VAR) model from a given search subspace is proposed. Specifically, the candidate submodels are obtained by deleting columns from the coefficient matrices of the full-specified VAR process. The strategy is based on a regression tree and derives the best-subset VAR models without computing the whole tree. The branch-and-bound cutting test is based on monotone statistical selection criteria which are functions of the determinant of the estimated residual covariance matrix. Experimental results confirm the computational efficiency of the proposed algorithm.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Vector autoregressive model, model selection, branch-and-bound algorithms
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2011 14:08
    Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:21
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/3906

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