Accession Number : AD0782375

Title :   On Selection Procedures for the t Best Populations and some Related Problems.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IND DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Carroll,Raymond J. ; Gupta,Shanti S. ; Huang,Deng-Yuan

Report Date : JUN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : In selection and ranking problems, populations with large (small) values of the parameters with the largest, second largest,... of the unknown values of the k parameters to be the best, second best,... and so on. The authors are interested in selecting a subset containing the t best populations, t fixed, 1 < or = t < k.

Descriptors :   *Statistical decision theory, *Sampling, Selection, Set theory, Probability density functions, Random variables, Theorems, Tables(Data)

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE