Constrained Estimation of the Numbers of Trials in Several Binomial Populations

  • Oh, Myongsik (Department of Statistics, Pusan University of Foreign Studies) ;
  • Lee, Eun-Kyoung (Graduate School of Education, Pusan University of Foreign Studies)
  • Published : 2000.12.01


The constrained maximum likelihood estimation of the number of trials in several binomial populations under order restriction, such as simple order, is discussed. The estimation procedure is based on, so called, pool adjacent violators algorithm. Three handy estimators are given and their performances are compared using an artificial example.


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