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June, 1958 Sequential Tests for Variance Ratios and Components of Variance
Allan Birnbaum
Ann. Math. Statist. 29(2): 504-514 (June, 1958). DOI: 10.1214/aoms/1177706625


A general sequential sampling method is given for problems of comparing the variances of two or more normal populations in terms of ratios of variances. Sequential tests are given for a hypothesis specifying the ratio of two variances, including tests for variance components in the analysis of variance (Model II). Such tests provide savings in average required numbers of observations, relative to standard F tests, comparable to those typical of sequential probability ratio tests.


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Allan Birnbaum. "Sequential Tests for Variance Ratios and Components of Variance." Ann. Math. Statist. 29 (2) 504 - 514, June, 1958.


Published: June, 1958
First available in Project Euclid: 27 April 2007

zbMATH: 0087.14304
MathSciNet: MR95564
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aoms/1177706625

Rights: Copyright © 1958 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.29 • No. 2 • June, 1958
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