Accession Number : AD0257405

Title :   A SEQUENTIAL MULTIPLE-DECISION PROCEDURE FOR SELECTING THE BEST ONE OF SEVERAL NORMAL POPULATIONS WITH A COMMON UNKNOWN VARIANCE. II. MONTE CARLO SAMPLING RESULTS AND NEW COMPUTING FORMULAE

Corporate Author : CORNELL UNIV ITHACA N Y

Personal Author(s) : BECHHOFER,ROBERT E. ; BLUMENTHAL,SAUL

Report Date : 01 MAY 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Statement of the statistical problem S atistical assumptions The experimenter's goal, specification, and requirement Procedure D and the new computing formulae Description of Procedure D Definition of symbols The sampling, stopping, and terminal de cision rules Computation of the stopping statistic Use of Procedure D (method B) with various experimental designs Simplified computing formulae Numerical example Monte Carlo sampling results with Procedure D Description of the sampling procedure Sampling results Discussion of sampling results

Descriptors :   *SAMPLING, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, SEQUENTIAL ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE