Accession Number : AD0259005

Title :   THE FOLDED NORMAL DISTRIBUTION, III. ACCURACY OF ESTIMATION BY MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD

Corporate Author : CASE INST OF TECH CLEVELAND OHIO

Personal Author(s) : JOHNSON,N.L.

Report Date : APR 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Formulae for the asymptotic variances and covariance of the maximum likelihood estimators of the parameters of the folded normal distribution are obtained. Numerical comparisons with the asymptotic variances of moments estimators are made. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, *INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH, *STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS, DISTRIBUTION THEORY, INTEGRAL EQUATIONS, PROBABILITY, SERIES(MATHEMATICS), STATISTICAL FUNCTIONS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE