# 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

# Descriptors:

# Subject Categories:

- Statistics and Probability