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Inequalities for variances of order statistics originating from urn models

  • Krzysztof Jasiński (a1) and Tomasz Rychlik

We consider the drawing with and without replacement models from numerical populations. For order statistics based on the above drawing schemes, we provide sharp upper bounds for their variances, expressed in the single observation variance units. We also characterize the populations for which the bounds are attained.

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**Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Śniadeckich 8, 00656 Warsaw, Poland. Email address:
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Journal of Applied Probability
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