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Stochastic comparisons of spacings from restricted families of distributions

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  • Hu, Taizhong
  • Wei, Ying

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Let X1:n[less-than-or-equals, slant]X2:n[less-than-or-equals, slant]...[less-than-or-equals, slant]Xn:n denote the order statistics of a random sample X1,...,Xn from a distribution F with support (0,[infinity]). Let the generalized spacings [resp. spacings, normalized spacings and dual normalized spacings] of the X-sample be defined by Uj,i:n=Xj:n-Xi:n, 0[less-than-or-equals, slant]i

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  • Hu, Taizhong & Wei, Ying, 2001. "Stochastic comparisons of spacings from restricted families of distributions," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 53(1), pages 91-99, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:53:y:2001:i:1:p:91-99
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