Computational Statistics

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 1325–1348 | Cite as

Interval estimation of \(P(X<Y)\) in ranked set sampling

  • M. MahdizadehEmail author
  • Ehsan Zamanzade
Original Paper


This article deals with constructing a confidence interval for the reliability parameter using ranked set sampling. Some asymptotic and resampling-based intervals are suggested, and compared with their simple random sampling counterparts using Monte Carlo simulations. Finally, the methods are applied on a real data set in the context of agriculture.


Bootstrap Jackknife Judgment ranking 



This research was supported by Iran National Science Foundation (INSF). The authors wish to thank the reviewers for insightful comments and suggestions that improved an earlier version of this paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsHakim Sabzevari UniversitySabzevarIran
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsUniversity of IsfahanIsfahanIran

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