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Statistical inference on comparing two distribution functions with a possible crossing point

  • Chen, Guijing
  • Chen, Jiahua
  • Chen, Yuming
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    Based on rank statistics, new distribution-free tests on the crossing point between two distribution functions are proposed. Simulation indicates that the new tests have higher power than tests in the literature. A new point estimate of the crossing point is given and is shown to be strongly consistent and asymptotically normal. Two kinds of asymptotically distribution-free confidence intervals of the crossing point have also been given.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Statistics & Probability Letters.

    Volume (Year): 60 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 329-341

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:60:y:2002:i:3:p:329-341
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