Describes procedures for establishing the point estimate and the confidence intervals of a median of a probability distribution of a population, based on a random sample of size n from the population. These procedures give a method of distribution-free estmation and can be applied also to estimate quartiles and/or percentiles. Valid for any continous population, provided that the sample is drawn at random.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 1989-12
Edition : 1Number of pages : 3
Technical Committee:Applications of statistical methods