Moments of the Order Statistics of the Half-Logistic Distribution


The information in the attached table extends that given by Balakrishnan (1985). It is used by Giles (2012).


The results are in the Excel workbook order-statistic-moments.xls.


  • Balakrishnan, N. "Order Statistics From the Half Logistic Distribution", Journal of Statistical Computation & Simulation, 1985, 20, 287-309.
  • Giles, D. E., "Bias Reduction for the Maximum Likelihood Estimators of the Parameters in the Half-Logistic Distribution", Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 2012, 41, 212-222.

    Last Update: 24 February, 2021

    Contact: David Giles; Department of Economics, University of Victoria, CANADA. email:; Tel.: +1-613-332 6833