A moment estimate for rank statistics

Manfred Heinz Denker, Uwe Rösler

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We show that higher moments for simple linear rank statistics behave very much in the same way as in the case of partial sums of independent, identically distributed random variables. This estimate is applied to compute the asymptotic efficacy of R-estimators when it is defined by risk functions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-284
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Statistical Planning and Inference
Issue numberC
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics


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