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Linear estimation of location and scale parameters using partial maxima


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  • Nickos Papadatos


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Metrika.

    Volume (Year): 75 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 (February)
    Pages: 243-270

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:metrik:v:75:y:2012:i:2:p:243-270

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    Keywords: Partial Maxima BLUEs; Location-scale family; Partial Maxima Spacings; S/BSW-type condition; NCP and NCS class; Log-concave distributions; Consistency for the scale estimator; Records;


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    1. Bagnoli, M. & Bergstrom, T., 1989. "Log-Concave Probability And Its Applications," Papers 89-23, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory.
    2. Burkschat, M., 2009. "Multivariate dependence of spacings of generalized order statistics," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 100(6), pages 1093-1106, July.
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    4. Bai, Zhidong & Sarkar, Sanat K. & Wang, Wenjin, 1997. "Positivity of the best unbiased L-estimator of the scale parameter with complete or selected order statistics from location-scale distribution," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 181-188, March.
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