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Progressive censoring methodology: an appraisal (with comments and rejoinder). (English) Zbl 1121.62052
Summary: Properties of progressively censored order statistics and inferential procedures based on progressively censored samples have recently attracted considerable attention in the literature. In this paper, I provide an overview of various developments that have taken place in this direction and also suggest some potential problems of interest for further research.

MSC:
62G30 Order statistics; empirical distribution functions
62N01 Censored data models
62N05 Reliability and life testing
62G05 Nonparametric estimation
62E99 Statistical distribution theory
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