A note on the fisher information in exponential distribution

Sangun Park, Chul Eung Kim

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Abstract

It is known that the Fisher information in any set of order statistics can be simplified to a sum of double integrals. In this article, we show that it can be further simplified to a sum of single integrals for the scale parameter of an exponential distribution. Moreover, we use the result and provide a simple method of obtaining the optimal spacing of order statistics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-19
Number of pages7
JournalCommunications in Statistics - Theory and Methods
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Feb 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability

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