Berry-Esseen bounds for the percentile residual life function estimators

Mu Zhao, Hongmei Jiang*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The Berry-Esseen bounds for two estimators of the percentile residual life function are established. The bound for the kernel estimator is shown sharper than in the previous work. The obtained bounds are applied to study the relative deficiency of the proposed estimators.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-140
Number of pages8
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
StatePublished - Sep 1 2015


  • Berry-Esseen bound
  • Covering probability
  • Deficiency
  • Empirical estimator
  • Kernel estimator
  • Percentile residual life function

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


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