2003, Volume 65, Pt. 4 , 793--798

ON THE LIKELIHOOD RATIO ORDER FOR PROGRESSIVE TYPE II CENSORED ORDER STATISTICS

By

RAMESH KORWAR, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

SUMMARY. This note establishes the likelihood ratio order for the progressive type II censored order statistics. It also compares two progressive type II censoring schemes by the likelihood ratio order for the progressive type II censored order statistics for the respective censoring schemes.

AMS (1991) subject classification. Primary 60E15, 62G30; secondary 62N01, 62N05.

Key words and phrases. Likelihood ratio order, logconcave density, order statistics, progressive type II censoring, uniform distribution.

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