There are only relatively few confidence coefficients and levels available for distribution-free confidence intervals and test for the median based on the sign statistic. This problem can be overcome by interpolating confidence intervals or by studentizing the median by an estimate of its standard error. Such methods are discussed and then compared via simulation.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Statistics and Probability Letters|
|State||Published - Sep 1987|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This research was carried out while Professor J.W. McKean was visiting the Department of Statistics at the University of Melbourne. We gratefully acknowledge the CTEC Research Development Grant from the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne that made this visit possible.
- standard error estimate
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Statistics and Probability
- Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty