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