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January 29th, 2012, 12:09 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 5 Thanks: 0  Unbiased Estimator  Order Statistic
Let Y1,...,Yn be iid RVs, each having uniform distribution on (q,q+1) where q is the unknown parameter to estimate. How can I show that Y(1)1/(n+1), where Y(1) is 1st order statistic, is an unbiased estimator of q, and how can I compute its variance?


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