Prediction Intervals for Some Discrete Distributions
Easy to compute one-sided small sample conservative prediction intervals for binomial, Poisson, hypergeometric, and negative-binomial distributions are described. These are obtained using a procedure that connects prediction interval problems to those which arise in the ranking and selection of statistical populations. As a result, known tables can be used to find prediction factors. Further, factors for prediction intervals based on a method suggested in the literature are given for the binomial and Poisson cases.
J. Patel and V. A. Samaranayake, "Prediction Intervals for Some Discrete Distributions," Journal of Quality Technology, ASQC American Society for Quality Control, Jan 1991.
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