, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 275-286

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Simultaneous estimation after selection and ranking and other procedures: The negative exponential case

  • N. MukhopadhyayAffiliated withDepartment of Statistics, University of Connecticut
  • , H. I. HamdyAffiliated withUniversity of Vermont
  • , S. DarmantoAffiliated withGadjah Mada University

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We considerk (≥2) independent negative exponential populations with unknown location parameters and unknown but equal scale parameter. We incorporate the existing purely sequential and three-stage sampling procedures for selecting the “best” population and study the asymptotic second-order characteristics of the proposed fixed-size simultaneous confidence regions for the location parameters constructed after selection and ranking. Some direct estimation procedures have also been discussed.

Key words and phrases

Negative exponential populations selection and ranking confidence regions sequential three-stage