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Table 1 Statistical analysis on censored datasets

From: Sensitivity of censored data analysis to determine the characteristic value of structural timber

 Parametric approachNon-parametric approach
Ordinary data analysisMaximum likelihood estimation (MLE)Order statistics
Censored data analysisCensored maximum likelihood estimation (CMLE):
(1) with all censored data
(2) with 30% lower tail censored data
Kaplan–Meier method (KM method)