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Publication Citation: Limit of detection determination for censored samples.

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Author(s): Andrew L. Rukhin;
Title: Limit of detection determination for censored samples.
Published: January 11, 2011
Abstract: The problem of setting the limit of detection is considered for censored samples and heterogeneous errors. After formal definitions of the critical level and of the method detection limit, we introduce simplified maximum likelihood-type estimators. The estimation problem of the truncation parameter and its uncertainty is reviewed. Upper confidence bounds for the limit of detection are derived and some simulation results are given.
Citation: Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems
Volume: 105
Pages: pp. 188 - 194
Keywords: censored sampling; confidence intervals; critical level; decision limit; heteroscedasticity; maximum likelihood estimator; tolerance limits. censored sampling, confidence intervals, critical level, decision limit, heteroscedasticity, maximum likelihood estimator, tolerance limits
Research Areas: Statistics
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