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Boundary-free Estimators of the Mean Residual Life Function by Transformation

  title={Boundary-free Estimators of the Mean Residual Life Function by Transformation},
  author={Rizky Reza Fauzi and Yoshihiko Maesono},
  journal={arXiv: Methodology},
We propose two new kernel-type estimators of the mean residual life function $m_X(t)$ of bounded or half-bounded interval supported distributions. Though not as severe as the boundary problems in the kernel density estimation, eliminating the boundary bias problems that occur in the naive kernel estimator of the mean residual life function is needed. In this article, we utilize the property of bijective transformation. Furthermore, our proposed methods preserve the mean value property, which… 

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