AM  Vol.4 No.4 , April 2013
Fisher’s Fiducial Inference for Parameters of Uniform Distribution
ABSTRACT

Fisher’s Fiducial Inference for the parameters of a totality uniformly distributed on [α, β] is discussed. The corresponding fiducial distributions are derived. The maximum fiducial estimators, fiducial median estimators and fiducial expect estimators of α and β are got. The problems about the fiducial interval, fiducial region and hypothesis testing are discussed. An example which showed that Neyman-Pearson’s confidence interval has some place to be improved is illustrated. An idea about deriving fiducial distribution is proposed.


Cite this paper
K. Wu, P. Chang, Y. Ma and T. Dong, "Fisher’s Fiducial Inference for Parameters of Uniform Distribution," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2013, pp. 589-594. doi: 10.4236/am.2013.44083.
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