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Tolerance Intervals for Poisson and Binomial Variables

Summary: Quality control applications sometimes require one to obtain tolerance intervals for Poisson or binomial variables. Situations of this type are described and the construction of the desired interval is shown. This involves the combination of probability intervals and confidence intervals.

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  • Topics: Statistics
  • Keywords: Statistics,Binomial distribution,Confidence intervals,Poisson distribution
  • Author: Hahn, Gerald J.; Chandra, Ramesh
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology