Choosing the Best of the Current Crop.
STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF STATISTICS
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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.
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