Accession Number : ADA017635

Title :   Functions Decreasing in Transposition and Their Applications in Ranking Problems.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : FLORIDA STATE UNIV TALLAHASSEE DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Hollander,Myles ; Proschan,Frank ; Sethuraman,Jayaram

Report Date : OCT 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : Many well known multivariate densities have the DT(Decreasing in Transposition). This paper develops many of the basic properties of DT functions, derives their preservation properties under mixtures, compositions, integral transformations, etc. A number of applications are then made to problems involving rank statistics.

Descriptors :   *Multivariate analysis, *Stochastic processes, Distribution functions, Hypergeometric functions, Theorems

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE