Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for the Reliability Function of an Exponential Distribution

  • Published : 1997.08.01


We propose several estimators of the reliability function R of the two-parameter exponential distribution, and then compare those estimator in terms of the mean square error (MSE) through Monte Carlo method. We also consider the parametric bootstrap estimation. Using the parametric bootstrap estimator, we obtain the bootstrap confidence intervals for reliability function and compare the proposed bootstrap confidence intervals in terms of the length and the coverage probability through Monte Carlo method.



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