Table 1: MSEs and Abs. Biases (in parenthesis) for the survival function .


25 0.01577 (0.09892)0.01613 (0.10131)0.01644 (0.10076)0.01635 (0.10273)
BS0.01581 (0.09909)0.01618 (0.10149)0.01648 (0.10092)0.01639 (0.10290)
BL 0.01681 (0.10213)0.01731 (0.10556)0.01564 (0.09971)0.01707 (0.10299)
BL 0.01613 (0.10035)0.01732 (0.10361)0.01625 (0.10014)0.01687 (0.10428)
BL 0.01604 (0.09968)0.01742 (0.10428)0.01629 (0.10079)0.01711 (0.10437)
BL 0.01623 (0.10091)0.01753 (0.10573)0.01578 (0.09839)0.01708 (0.10266)
BG 0.01568 (0.09809)0.01770 (0.10566)0.01520 (0.09737)0.01667 (0.10269)
BG 0.01565 (0.09855)0.01774 (0.10563)0.01565 (0.09976)0.01721 (0.10453)
BG 0.01495 (0.09495)0.01613 (0.10047)0.01549 (0.09792)0.01722 (0.10326)
BG 0.01589 (0.09983)0.01686 (0.10303)0.01549 (0.09711)0.01812 (0.10809)

50 0.01179 (0.08736)0.01370 (0.09561)0.01155 (0.08619)0.01274 (0.09169)
BS0.01180 (0.08741)0.01371 (0.09566)0.01156 (0.08624)0.01276 (0.09174)
BL 0.01160 (0.08666)0.01354 (0.09606)0.01164 (0.08681)0.01299 (0.09248)
BL 0.01137 (0.08563)0.01246 (0.09134)0.01144 (0.08683)0.01299 (0.09263)
BL 0.01180 (0.08794)0.01275 (0.09056)0.01199 (0.08865)0.01282 (0.09201)
BL 0.01192 (0.08840)0.01353 (0.09489)0.01197 (0.08823)0.01239 (0.09009)
BG 0.01179 (0.08768)0.01312 (0.09299)0.01139 (0.08609)0.01263 (0.09120)
BG 0.01799 (0.08722)0.01259 (0.09168)0.01109 (0.08408)0.01274 (0.09257)
BG 0.01143 (0.08651)0.01320 (0.09432)0.01136 (0.08635)0.01273 (0.09260)
BG 0.01159 (0.08686)0.01229 (0.09049)0.01133 (0.08472)0.01306 (0.09325)

100 0.00969 (0.08234)0.01108 (0.08929)0.00915 (0.07937)0.01119 (0.08962)
BS0.00969 (0.08235)0.01108 (0.08931)0.00715 (0.07938)0.01119 (0.08963)
BL 0.00953 (0.08105)0.01109 (0.08969)0.00932 (0.08059)0.01136 (0.09084)
BL 0.00938 (0.08148)0.01062 (0.08779)0.00952 (0.08159)0.01056 (0.08705)
BL 0.00945 (0.08189)0.01087 (0.08877)0.00746 (0.08212)0.01067 (0.08779)
BL 0.00970 (0.08226)0.01111 (0.08950)0.00943 (0.08102)0.01078 (0.08804)
BG 0.00951 (0.08202)0.01132 (0.09110)0.00916 (0.07991)0.01124 (0.09032)
BG 0.00958 (0.08190)0.01085 (0.08838)0.00933 (0.08117)0.01071 (0.08810)
BG 0.00905 (0.07915)0.01118 (0.08959)0.00845 (0.08126)0.01068 (0.08739)
BG 0.00893 (0.07912)0.01071 (0.08751)0.00946 (0.08176)0.01124 (0.09051)

: maximum likelihood, BG: general entropy loss function, BL: LINEX loss function, BS: squared error loss function.