On minimum length confidence intervals
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
It is shown that an equal tails confidence interval obtained from a symmetrically distributed pivotal quantity does not necessarily have minimum length unless the distribution function of the pivotal quantity is concave on the right of the point of symmetry. © 1990 Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.
Original Publication Date
Kirmani, S. N., "On minimum length confidence intervals" (1990). Faculty Publications. 4620.