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Order Statistics & Inference - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120769483, 9781483297491

Order Statistics & Inference

1st Edition

Estimation Methods

Authors: N. Balakrishnan A. Cohen
eBook ISBN: 9781483297491
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th December 1990
Page Count: 392
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The literature on order statistics and inferenc eis quite extensive and covers a large number of fields ,but most of it is dispersed throughout numerous publications. This volume is the consolidtion of the most important results and places an emphasis on estimation. Both theoretical and computational procedures are presented to meet the needs of researchers, professionals, and students. The methods of estimation discussed are well-illustrated with numerous practical examples from both the physical and life sciences, including sociology,psychology,a nd electrical and chemical engineering. A complete, comprehensive bibliography is included so the book can be used both aas a text and reference.

Table of Contents

List of Tables. List of Figures. Introduction. Basic Theory. Moments and Other Expected Values. Linear Estimation Based on Order Statistics. Maximum Likelihood Estimation. Approximate Maximum Likelihood Estimation. Optimal Linear Estimation Based on Selected Order Statistics. Cohen -Whitten Estimators: Using Order Statistics.Estimation in Regression Models. A Sample Completion Technique for Censored Samples. Bibliography. Index.


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About the Authors

N. Balakrishnan

N. Balakrishnan

Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, Distinguished University Professor, is in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Professor Balakrishnan is an internationally recognized expert on statistical distribution theory, and a book-powerhouse with 16 authored books, 4 authored handbooks, and 27 edited books under his name. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Communications in Statistics published by Taylor & Francis, and was also the Editor-in-Chief for the revised version of Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences published by John Wiley & Sons. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and in 2016 was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Statistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; visiting Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabi

A. Cohen

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Georgia

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