Accession Number:

AD0752531

Title:

Approximate Confidence Intervals for Coefficients of Variation.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IND DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A confidence interval or test is obtained for the population coefficient of variation. The procedure is based on the jackknife. A Monte Carlo simulation compares it to the chi-square approximation of McKay JRSS, 1932. An extension to two sample problems and an application is given. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE