A Comparison of Some Approximate Confidence Intervals for he Poisson Parameter

  • Kim, Daehak (Department of Statistical Information, Catholic University of Daegu) ;
  • Jeong, Hyeong-Chul (Department of Computational Science and Statistics, Pyoungtaek University)
  • Published : 2000.12.01

Abstract

In this paper, we reviewed thirteen methods for finding confidence intervals for he mean of poisson distribution. Bootstrap confidence intervals are also introduced. Two bootstrap confidence intervals are compared with the other existing eleven confidence intervals by using Monte Carlo simulation with respect to the average coverage probability of Woodroofe and Jhun (1989).

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