Accession Number:

ADA048127

Title:

Distribution of a Sum of Order Statistics from the Gamma Distribution.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CLEMSON UNIV S C DEPT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The distribution of the sum of K largest order statistics in a sample from the gamma distribution with n degrees of freedom is expressed as a linear function of gamma density functions if n is integer valued and is approximated by a probability distribution of the same form if n is not integer valued. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE