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Multiple outlier test for upper outliers in an exponential sample


  • S. Lalitha
  • Nirpeksh Kumar


In this paper, a test statistic for testing upper outliers with a slippage alternative, in an exponential sample is proposed. No tables for critical values are required as they can be calculated easily for any sample size. A simulation study is also carried out to compare the performance of the test with the maximum likelihood ratio test and other existing tests.

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  • S. Lalitha & Nirpeksh Kumar, 2012. "Multiple outlier test for upper outliers in an exponential sample," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(6), pages 1323-1330, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:japsta:v:39:y:2012:i:6:p:1323-1330
    DOI: 10.1080/02664763.2011.645158

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