Estimation of a symmetric distribution function in multistage ranked set sampling

  • M. MahdizadehEmail author
  • Ehsan Zamanzade
Regular Article


This article concerns estimation of a symmetric distribution function under multistage ranked set sampling. A nonparametric estimator is developed and its theoretical properties are explored. Performance of the suggested estimator is further evaluated using numerical studies.


Covariate information Judgment ranking Symmetric distribution 

Mathematics Subject Classification

62G05 62G30 



The authors would like to thank two anonymous referees for their constructive comments that led to improvements in the paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsHakim Sabzevari UniversitySabzevarIran
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsUniversity of IsfahanIsfahanIran

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