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2 MEAN SQUARE ERROR The mean square error (MSE) of an estimator e of a parameter 0 is defined as: l MSE(el)= E[e of =v(eJ+ {s(eJ2 where s(e denotes the bias in the estimator e of O. 8) l - l ) l l l ) . 42 RELATIVE EFFICIENCY In general, the relative efficiency of an estimator 0, with respect to another estimator e is expressed as a percentage and is defined as: 2 RE =MSE(e2)xIOO/MSE(e,) . 1) 1:43 RELATIVE 'BIAS The ratio of the absolute value of the bias in an estimator to the square root of the mean squar e error of the estimator is called the relative bias.

Of two random variables x and y . ) of X and y . ) Py(Y) for any joint probability density function of X and y is rectangular (or uniform) in the range [0, 1]. Random numbers in the random Chapte r I : Basic concepts and mathematical notation 21 number table also follow the same distribution . 1) below . 1). The value / of y so obtained is used to find the value x * of x . For this we use the cond itional mass funct ion of x given y = y * since the distribution of the cond itional mass function will also be un iform in [0, I] .

4. A continuous random variable x has density function f (x) = JJr - 1(I + X2)' lO Select a samp le of 11 = if- oo < x < +00, otherwise. 6) 5 units by using with replacement sampling. Solutio n. ) of x is given by F(x) = P(X :s:x)= ff(x)dx= ~ - 00 f _1+1_2dx=~ [tan-l(x)too = ~[tan-l (x) + '::'] 2 Jr - 00 X Jr Jr which implies that x =tan[Jr F(x)- %]. 534 . 534 19 x r. 107222 Note that we have used the tan function in radians and :r = 4 tan- I ( I ). 5. 8) otherwise. Select a sample of n = S units by using with replacement sampling.