The population proportion using group testing can be estimated by different methods. Four functions including p.mle(), p.gart(), p.burrow() and p.order() are provided to implement four estimating methods including the maximum likelihood estimate, Gart's estimate, Burrow's estimate, and order statistic estimate.
Qingyang Zhang, Yanchuan Li
Maintainer: Qingyang Zhang <[email protected]>
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