# Multivariate Analysis-Wishart's Distribution (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper II (Old Subjective Pattern)): Questions 1 - 1 of 1

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## Question number: 1

» Multivariate Analysis » Wishart's Distribution » Reproductive Properties

Appeared in Year: 2015

### Describe in Detail

(i) Let A _{i} be distributed as Wishart , i = 1, 2 and A _{1}, A _{2} be independent. Show that A _{1} +A _{2} is distributed as .

(ii) If A is distributed as , then CAC’ is distributed as where C is a nonsingular matrix of order m.

### Explanation

(i) We have that is

where ) and Y _{i} ’s are independent.

Similarly, that is

where ) and Z _{i} ’s are independent.

We know that A _{1}, A _{2} are independent. So, Y _{i} ’s are independent of Z _{i} ’s