Fisher information in progressive hybrid censoring schemes

Sangun Park, N. Balakrishnan, Seong W. Kim

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The hybrid censoring scheme, which is a mixture of Type-I and Type-II censoring schemes, has been extended to the case of progressive censoring schemes by Kundu and Joarder [Analysis of Type-II progressively hybrid censored data, Comput. Stat. Data Anal. 50 (2006), pp. 2509-2528] and Childs et al. [Exact likelihood inference for an exponential parameter under progressive hybrid censoring schemes, in Statistical Models and Methods for Biomedical and Technical Systems, F. Vonta, M. Nikulin, N. Limnios, and C. Huber-Carol, eds., Birkhäuser, Boston, MA, 2007, pp. 323-334]. In this paper, we derive a simple expression for the Fisher information contained in Type-I and Type-II progressively hybrid censored data. An illustrative example is provided applicable to a scaled-exponential distribution to demonstrate our methodologies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)623-631
Number of pages9
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Dec

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Park’s research was supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (No. 2009-0072445). The authors are grateful to the editors and an anonymous referee for their careful and productive comments.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


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