A sequential procedure for selecting the better of two trinomial populations. (English) Zbl 0698.62079

Asymptotic statistics, 4th Prague Symp., Prague/Czech. 1988, 491-497 (1989).
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Sequential procedures for selecting the better of two binomial populations (including the sampling strategy, i.e. the two-armed bandit problem) have been dealt with in many publications. This contribution is an attempt to formulate a similar problem for two trinomial populations and to give a possible solution to it.


62L10 Sequential statistical analysis
62F07 Statistical ranking and selection procedures


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