Approximate Nonparametric Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Interval Censoring Model Case II (Running Head: NPMLE for Interval Censoring Case II)

Ao Yuan, Yizheng Wei, Kepher Makambi, Hongkun Wang
2014 International Journal of Statistics and Probability  
We study the nonparametric maximum likelihood estimate of the distribution function in a type II interval censoring model. We propose an approximate solution of the problem under a technical assumption. Some basic asymptotic properties of the estimator are investigated.
doi:10.5539/ijsp.v3n3p44 fatcat:zvi7fw3pi5bblnls42bqaxdxdy