Accession Number : AD0786737
Title : Characterization of the Exponential Distribution Using Lower Moments of Order Statistics,
Corporate Author : KENTUCKY UNIV LEXINGTON DEPT OF STATISTICS
Personal Author(s) : Govindarajulu,Z.
Report Date : SEP 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 14
Abstract : Several characterizations of the exponential distribution in terms of the variances and the covariances of order statistics in a random sample of size n (n > or =2) are made. Analogous characterizations hold for the positive exponential distribution.
Descriptors : *Sampling, *Distribution functions, Random variables, Theorems, Exponential functions
Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE