Test for the Exponential Distribution Based on Multiply Type-II Censored Samples

Kang, Suk-Bok;Lee, Sang-Ki

  • Published : 2006.12.31


In this paper, we develope three modified empirical distribution function type tests, the modified Cramer-von Mises test, the modified Anderson-Darling test, and the modified Kolmogorov-Smirnov test for the two-parameter exponential distribution with unknown parameters based on multiply Type-II censored samples. For each test, Monte Carlo techniques are used to generate the critical values. The powers of these tests are also investigated under several alternative distributions.


Anderson-Darling test;approximate maximum likelihood estimator;Clamor-von Mises test;exponential distribution;Kolmogorov-Smirnov test;multiply Type-II censored sample


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