Estimation and prediction based on k-record values from normal distribution


  • Manoj Chacko University of Kerala
  • M. Shy Mary University of Kerala



k-record values, normal distribution, best linear unbiased estimation, best linear unbiased prediction


In this paper, we introduce the k-record values arising from normal distribution. After computing the means, variances and covariances of the k-record values, we determine the best linear unbiased estimators for the location and scale parameters of normal distribution based on k-record values. The best linear unbiased predictor of future k-record values is also determined. Finally, a real data is given to illustrate the inference procedures developed in this paper.


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How to Cite

Chacko, M., & Mary, M. S. (2013). Estimation and prediction based on k-record values from normal distribution. Statistica, 73(4), 505–516.