Some estimators for the population mean using auxiliary information under ranked set sampling

Walid A. Abu-Dayyeh, M. S. Ahmed, R. A. Ahmed, Hassen A. Muttlak

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Abstract

Auxiliary information is used along with ranking information to derive several classes of estimators to estimate the population mean of a variable of interest based on RSS (ranked set sample). The properties of these newly suggested estimators were examined. Comparisons between special cases of these estimators and other known estimators are made using a real data set. Some of the new estimators are superior to the old ones in terms of bias and mean square error.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-265
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - May 2009

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Keywords

  • Auxiliary variables
  • Efficiency
  • Ranked set sample
  • Ranking

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Statistics and Probability

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