Award Date

1-1-2008

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Mathematical Sciences

First Committee Member

Rohan Dalpatadu

Number of Pages

49

Abstract

The main objective of this thesis is to compare the performance of confidence intervals for binomial proportions and also propose a Bayesian analysis for estimating the credible sets. In this thesis, a combination of analytical and numerical techniques is used to compare the Wald interval, exact interval and obtain the Bayesian credible sets for the binomial distribution when p is close to 0 or 1. Uniform and Beta priors were used and the credible sets were obtained. The statistical package R was used for this purpose.

Keywords

Binomial; Comparison; Confidence; Intervals; Proportions

Controlled Subject

Mathematics

File Format

pdf

File Size

1280 KB

Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Language

English

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Identifier

https://doi.org/10.25669/3ut9-y5mm


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