Nonparametric test for monotone variance residual life class of life distributions with hypothesis testing applications

@article{AbuYoussef2004NonparametricTF,
  title={Nonparametric test for monotone variance residual life class of life distributions with hypothesis testing applications},
  author={S. E. Abu-Youssef},
  journal={Applied Mathematics and Computation},
  year={2004},
  volume={158},
  pages={817-826}
}
The problem of testing exponentiality against decreasing (increasing) variance remaining life distribution DVRL (IVRL) is investigated. For this aging properties, a nonparametric procedure (U -Test) is presented. The percentiles of this test are tabulated for sample sizes n 1⁄4 5ð1Þ40. It is shown that the proposed test is simple, has high relative efficiency for some commonly used alternatives and enjoys a good power. Data of 40 patients suffering from blood cancer disease (Leukemia) is… CONTINUE READING

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