Accession Number:

AD0786737

Title:

Characterization of the Exponential Distribution Using Lower Moments of Order Statistics,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

KENTUCKY UNIV LEXINGTON DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Several characterizations of the exponential distribution in terms of the variances and the covariances of order statistics in a random sample of size n n or 2 are made. Analogous characterizations hold for the positive exponential distribution.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE