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Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test Statistic and Critical Values for the Erlang-3 and Erlang-4 Distributions

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Following a procedure applied to the Erlang-2 distribution in a recent paper, an adjusted Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistic and critical values are developed for the Erlang-3 and -4 cases using data from Monte Carlo simulations. The test statistic produced features of compactness and ease of implementation. It is quite accurate for sample sizes as low as ten.

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  • Neil Marks, 2007. "Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test Statistic and Critical Values for the Erlang-3 and Erlang-4 Distributions," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(8), pages 899-906.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:japsta:v:34:y:2007:i:8:p:899-906 DOI: 10.1080/02664760701590640
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