Strong unimodality of discrete order statistics

Bara Kim, Jeongsim Kim, Sungji Lee

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Alimohammadi et al. (2015) showed that the smallest and largest order statistics from a discrete strongly unimodal distribution, are strongly unimodal. In this note, we generalize their result to all order statistics, which proves their conjecture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-52
Number of pages5
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Sept


  • Discrete order statistics
  • Logconcavity
  • Strong modality
  • Unimodality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


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