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order statistics

[¦ȯr·dər stə¦tis·tiks]
(statistics)
Variate values arranged in ascending order of magnitude; for example, first-order statistic is the smallest value of sample observations.
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Kamps [14] introduced the concept of generalized order statistics (gos).
Exploiting results about normalized spacings among order statistics developed by Barlow and Prochan (1966), we first revisit one of the main results in Moldovanu and Sela (2001): if punishment is not feasible, the optimal prize structure offers a single reward to the top performer.
Table 3 reports the test statistics for each year and age group using the order statistic and design matrix bootstrap estimators for the unrestricted covariance matrix [[Lambda].
The first statistic is the average relative discrepancy among the sample order statistics and the expected order statistics from a multiple of the beta distribution.
The three highest order statistics have a joint probability function [f.
xn be the sample and (EQUATION) was the order statistics of the samples, then sample L-moments could be defined as reported by Hosking (2007) and Asquith (2007):
L-moments: analysis and estimation of distributions using linear combinations of order statistics.
Panel A of Table VIII provides NASDAQ order statistics for all NYSE and NASDAQ stocks that execute on NASDAQ.
To be able to model and simulate the extreme losses of major accidents, the following sections provide a theoretical procedure for practical use of quantile function and order statistics for the simulation of extreme losses.
Hosking: L-Moments: Analysis and Estimation of Distributions using Linear Combinations of Order Statistics, Journal of Royal Statistical Society, 52(1), 105-124, 1990.
Subjects explored include a software engineering method based on bionic components, and a fast algorithm for order statistics filters.