A note on box's general method of approximation for the null distributions of likelihood criteria

  • Leon Jay Gleser
  • Ingram Olkin


Null Distribution Remainder Term General Alternative Likelihood Ratio Test Statistic Bernoulli Polynomial 
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© The Institute of Statistical Mathematics 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leon Jay Gleser
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ingram Olkin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.The Johns Hopkins University and Educational Testing ServiceBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Stanford University and Educational Testing ServiceStanfordUSA

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