Advances in Ranking and Selection, Multiple Comparisons, and Reliability

Methodology and Applications

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ISBN: 978-0-8176-3232-8 (Print) 978-0-8176-4422-2 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Inference

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Score Test: Historical Review and Recent Developments

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      Pages 21-45

      EM Algorithm and Optimal Censoring Schemes for Progressively Type-II Censored Bivariate Normal Data

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      Pages 47-63

      Inference Guided Data Exploration

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      Pages 65-79

      Discriminating Between Normal and Laplace Distributions

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      Pages 81-90

      A Simple Classification Rule for Directional Data

  2. Ranking and Selection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-116

      On Some Ranking and Selection Procedures for MANOVA Models with Applications

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      Pages 117-131

      A Restricted Subset Selection Rule for Selecting At Least One of the t Best Normal Populations in Terms of Their Means: Common Known Variance Case

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      Pages 133-142

      Selecting the Best Population with Two Controls: An Empirical Bayes Approach

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      Pages 143-161

      Simultaneous Selection of Extreme Populations: Optimal Two-stage Decision Rules

  3. Multiple Comparisons and Tests

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-178

      Comparing Variances of Several Measurement Methods Using a Randomized Block Design with Repeat Measurements: A Case Study

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      Pages 179-189

      Impact of Missing Data and Imputation Methods on Multiple Test Procedures

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      Pages 191-211

      Asymptotic Second-order Efficiency for Two-stage Multiple Comparisons with Components of a Linear Function of Mean Vectors

  4. Agreement Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-244

      Measuring Agreement in Method Comparison Studies — A Review

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      Pages 245-263

      Measures of Concordance for Assessing Agreement in Ratings and Rank Order Data

  5. Reliability

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 265-265

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      Pages 267-301

      Cost-effective Analysis of Optimal Order-replacement Policies

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      Pages 303-332

      Estimating Reliabilities Following Purely Sequential Sampling from Exponential Populations

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      Pages 333-350

      Empirical Bayes Estimation of Mean Lifetime for an Exponential Distribution: Unequal Sample Sizes Case

  6. Blostatistics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 351-351

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      Pages 353-368

      Bayesian Analysis of Mixtures of Improper Survival Distributions

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      Pages 369-384

      Multivariate Survival Analysis with PVF Frailty Models

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      Pages 385-409

      A Two-stage Design for Choosing Among Experimental Treatments in Clinical Trials