Master of Science (MS)
First Committee Member
Number of Pages
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.
Binomial; Comparison; Confidence; Intervals; Proportions
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Armbya, Narain, "Comparison of confidence intervals for binomial proportions" (2008). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 2388.