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Order statistics. 2nd ed. (English) Zbl 0553.62046
Wiley Series in Probability and Mathematical Statistics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. XIII, 360 p. $ 34.95 (1981).
This is a expansion (from 272 to 360 pages) and updating of the 1970 first edition. The valuable bibliography has been increased from 700 to 1000 entries. Chapter headings are the same, but sections on order statistics for independent nonidentically distributed r.v.’s, linear functions of order statistics, concomitants of order statistics and testing for outliers have been added. The sections on robust estimation and asymptotic theory have been greatly expanded and updated.

MSC:
62G30 Order statistics; empirical distribution functions
62-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to statistics