Tolerance Limits on Order Statistics in Future Samples Coming from the Two-Parameter Exponential Distribution

Nicholas A. Nechval
2016 American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics  
This paper presents an innovative approach to constructing lower and upper tolerance limits on order statistics in future samples. Attention is restricted to invariant families of distributions under parametric uncertainty. The approach used here emphasizes pivotal quantities relevant for obtaining tolerance factors and is applicable whenever the statistical problem is invariant under a group of transformations that acts transitively on the parameter space. It does not require the construction
more » ... e the construction of any tables and is applicable whether the past data are complete or Type II censored. The proposed approach requires a quantile of the F distribution and is conceptually simple and easy to use. For illustration, the two-parameter exponential distribution is considered. A practical example is given.
doi:10.11648/j.ajtas.s.2016050201.11 fatcat:u7uzwxxa55h2vkpwboru7d244u