Precedence-Type Tests and Applications
Buy Rights Online Buy Rights

Rights Contact Login For More Details

More About This Title Precedence-Type Tests and Applications


N. BALAKRISHNAN, PhD, is Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Editor-in-Chief of Communications in Statistics and the Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences (Wiley).

H. K. TONY NG, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistical Science atSouthern Methodist University. He received his PhD from McMaster University in 2002.


List of Tables.

List of Figures.


1. Introduction.

2. Preliminaries.

3. Precedence Test.

4. Maximal Precedence Test.

5. Weighted Precedence and Weighted Maximal Precedence Tests.

6. Wilcoxon-type Rank-sum Precedence Tests.

7. Extension to Progressive Censoring.

8. Generalization to k-Sample Situation.

9. Selecting the Best Population Using a Test for Equality Based on Precedence Statistic.

10. Selecting the Best Population Using a Test for Equality Based on Minimal Wilcoxon Rank-sum Precedence Statistic.



Author Index.

Subject Index.


"…a valuable contribution to the literature in reliability and lifetime data analysis." (Technometrics, August 2007)

"…a valuable resource of information for those…interested in the statistical analysis of multi-samples of censored ordered data." (Mathematical Reviews, 2006k)