Table of contents for Advances in distribution theory, order statistics, and inference / N. Balakrishnan, Enrique Castillo, Jose Maria Sarabia, editors.
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Barry C. Arnold: Career and Accomplishments
List of Tables
List of Figures
Part I: Discrete Distributions and Applications
P.J. Boland and H. Singh: Stochastic Comparisons of Bernoulli Sums and Binomial Random Variables
C. Lefèvre: Stopped Compound Poisson Process and Related Distributions
C.D. Lai: Constructions of Discrete Bvariate Dstributions
Part II: Continuous Distributions and Applications
W.J. Reed: The Normal–Laplace Distribution and Its Relatives
A. Pewsey: Some Observations on a Simple Means of Generating Skew Distributions
J.M. Sarabia and E. Castillo: Bivariate Distributions Based on the Generalized Three-Parameter Beta Distribution
D.N. Naik and K. Plungpongpun: A Kotz-Type Distribution for Multivariate Statistical Inference
H. Joe: Range of Correlation Matrices for Dependent Random Variables with Given Marginal Distributions
M.D. Ruiz-Medina and J.M. Angulo: Multifractional Probabilistic Laws
Part III: Order Statistics and Applications
H.A. David: Topics in the History of Order Statistics
H.N. Nagaraja: Order Statistics from Independent Exponential Random Variables and the Sum of the Top Order Statistics
N. Balakrishnan and T. Li: Fisher Information and Tukey's Linear Sensitivity Measure Based on Ordered Ranked Set Samples
M. Asadi, N. Ebrahimi, and G.G. Hamedani, and E.S. Soofi: Information Measures for Pareto Distributions and Order Statistics
O. Guilbaud: Confidence Coefficients of Interpolated Nonparametric Sign Intervals for Medians Under No or Weak Shape Assumptions
R. Gatto and S.R. Jammalamadaka: Small Sample Asymptotics for Higher-Order Spacings
T. Rychlik: Best Bounds on Expectations of L-Statistics from Bounded Samples
Part IV: Reliability and Applications
H.W. Block: The Failure Rates of Mixtures
H. Block, M.R. Dugas, and F.J. Samaniego: Characterizations of the Relative Behavior of Two Systems via Properties of Their Signature Vectors
J. Navarro, J.M. Ruiz, and C.J. Sandoval: Systems with Exchangeable Components and Gumbel Exponential Distribution
Z. Chen, J. Mi, and Y.Y. Zhou: Estimating the Mean of Exponential Distribution from Step-Stress Life Test Data
A. SenGupta: Random Stress-Dependent Strength Models Through Exponential Conditionals Distributions
Part V: Inference
E. Castillo, C. Castillo, A.S. Haid, and J.M. Sarabia: Some New Methods for Local Sensitivity Analysis in Statistics
A. García-Pérez: t-Tests with Models Close to the Normal Distribution
M. Divinsky: Computational Aspect of the Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test Applications
F.J. Girón, E. Moreno, and M.L. Martínez: An Objective Bayesian Procedure for Variable Selection in Regression
T.K. Nayak and A. El-Baz: On Bayesian and Decision-Theoretic Approaches to Statistical Prediction
L. Pardo and M.L. Menéndez: Phi-Divergence-Type Test for Positive Dependence Alternatives in 2 x k Contingency Tables
D. Pena and P. Poncela: Dimension Reduction in Multivariate Time Series
W. Guo, S. Kasala, M.B. Rao, and B. Tucker: The Hat Problem and Some Variations
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Arnold, Barry C.
Distribution (Probability theory) -- Congresses.
Order statistics -- Congresses.
Mathematical statistics -- Congresses.