Admissible estimators of the population total using trimming and Winsorization

Stephen Vardeman, Glen Meeden

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In this article we provide admissibility and uniform admissibility results for estimators of the total of a finite population which employ trimming or Winsorization. These follow from application of recent Meeden-Ghosh techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-321
Number of pages5
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1983

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Funding Information:
* Research supported by NSF Grant number MCS-8202116.


  • Finite population sampling
  • Winsorization
  • admissibility
  • auxiliary information
  • trimming
  • uniform admissibility


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