Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics

1993, Volume 55, Series B, Pt. 2, 171--185

ON THE BAYES ESTIMATORS OF THE PROBABILITY OF "SUCCESS" AND RELIABILITY FUNCTION OF THE ZERO-TRUNCATED BINOMIAL AND NEGATIVE BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTIONS

By

A. KYRIAKOUSSIS, University of Athens

And

ALEX S. PAPADOPOULOS, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

SUMMARY. In the present paper Bayes estimators for the probability of "success" and the reliability function of the zero-truncated, binomial and negative binomial distributions, are obtained. Furthermore, recurrence relations for the estimators of the probability of "success" are also derived.

AMS (1990) subject classification. 62F15, 62C10

Key words and phrases. Zero-truncated binomial and negative binomial distributions, reliability function, Bayes estimator, recurrence relation

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