Accession Number:

ADA109659

Title:

Choosing the Best of the Current Crop.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-10-05

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

A best choice problem is presented which is intermediate between the constraints of the no-information problem observe only the sequence of relative ranks and the demands of the full information problem observations from a known continuous distribution. In the intermidiate problem prior information is available in the form of a training sample of size m and observations are the succesive ranks of the n current items relative to their predecessors in both the current and training samples.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE