Statistics for Industry and Technology

Advances in Ranking and Selection, Multiple Comparisons, and Reliability

Methodology and Applications

Editors: Balakrishnan, N, Kannan, Nandini, Nagaraja, H. N. (Eds.)

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S. Panchapakesan has made significant contributions to ranking and selection and has published in many other areas of statistics, including order statistics, reliability theory, stochastic inequalities, and inference. Written in his honor, the twenty invited articles in this volume reflect recent advances in these fields and form a tribute to Panchapakesan’s influence and impact on these areas.

Thematically organized, the chapters cover a broad range of topics from:

* Inference

* Ranking and Selection

* Multiple Comparisons and Tests

* Agreement Assessment

* Reliability

* Biostatistics

Featuring theory, methods, applications, and extensive bibliographies with special emphasis on recent literature, this comprehensive reference work will serve researchers, practitioners, and graduate students in the statistical and applied mathematics communities.

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"Thematically organised, the chapters cover a broad range of topics from: inference, ranking and selection, multiple comparisons and tests, agreement assessment, reliability, biostatistics. Featuring theory, methods, applications, and extensive bibliographies with special emphasis on recent literature, this comprehensive reference work will serve researchers, practitioners, and graduate students in the statistical and applied mathematics communities." —Bulletin Bibliographique

"This book is written in the honor of S. Panchapakesan, whose significant contributions belong to the area of ranking and selection. … The book addresses to a graduate reader … . all of the methods are illustrated by many examples from medicine and engineering. Generally the data sets are taken from real-life." (Liliana Popa, Iasi Polytechnic Magazine, Vol. 18 (1/4), 2006)


Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Score Test: Historical Review and Recent Developments

    Rao, C. R.

    Pages 3-20

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

    Balakrishnan, N. (et al.)

    Pages 21-45

  • Inference Guided Data Exploration

    Yothers, Greg (et al.)

    Pages 47-63

  • Discriminating Between Normal and Laplace Distributions

    Kundu, Debasis

    Pages 65-79

  • A Simple Classification Rule for Directional Data

    SenGupta, Ashis (et al.)

    Pages 81-90

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Hardcover $209.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Ranking and Selection, Multiple Comparisons, and Reliability
Book Subtitle
Methodology and Applications
Editors
  • N Balakrishnan
  • Nandini Kannan
  • H. N. Nagaraja
Series Title
Statistics for Industry and Technology
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Birkhäuser Boston
eBook ISBN
978-0-8176-4422-2
DOI
10.1007/b138793
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-8176-3232-8
Series ISSN
2364-6241
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLIV, 412
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