Table 3: MSEs and Abs. Biases (in parenthesis) for the survival function using GNP.
 , [3] , [3] 25 BS 0.01671 (0.10237) 0.01731 (0.10550) 0.01553 (0.09804) 0.01740 (0.10389) [0.01528 (0.09853)] [0.01733 (0.10441)] [0.01632 (0.10123)] [0.01861 (0.10795)] BL 0.01736 (0.01025) 0.01608 (0.10052) 0.01531 (0.09805) 0.01694 (0.10227) [0.01559 (0.09876)] [0.01726 (0.10385)] [0.01585 (0.09796)] [0.01755 (0.10476)] BL 0.01756 (0.10315) 0.01655 (0.10308) 0.01614 (0.10075) 0.01748 (0.10470) [0.01544 (0.09803)] [0.01806 (0.10735)] [0.01680 (0.10254)] [0.01727 (0.10453)] BL 0.01797 (0.10635) 0.01649 (0.10116) 0.01467 (0.09588) 0.01718 (0.10317) [0.01716 (0.10194)] [0.01806 (0.10617)] [0.01506 (0.09667)] [0.01793 (0.10640)] BL 0.01756 (0.10499) 0.01637 (0.10090) 0.01571 (0.09796) 0.01748 (0.10551) [0.01554 (0.09817)] [0.01732 (0.10397)] [0.01602 (0.10003)] [0.01857 (0.10914)] BG 0.01645 (0.10157) 0.01659 (0.10271) 0.01587 (0.09919) 0.01719 (0.10355) [0.01519 (0.09767)] [0.01741 (0.10468)] [0.01649 (0.10107)] [0.01782 (0.10583)] BG 0.01660 (0.10067) 0.01734 (0.10515) 0.01621 (0.09978) 0.01808 (0.10817) [0.01554 (0.09757)] [0.01609 (0.10096)] [0.01539 (0.09644)] [0.01793 (0.10731)] BG 0.01794 (0.10643) 0.01773 (0.10477) 0.01653 (0.10009) 0.01688 (0.10393) [0.01551 (0.09821)] [0.01690 (0.10249)] [0.01518 (0.09757)] [0.01667 (0.10306)] BG 0.01623 (0.10158) 0.01730 (0.10519) 0.01562 (0.09759) 0.01748 (0.10465) [0.01654 (0.10175)] [0.01773 (0.10552)] [0.01636 (0.10043)] [0.01822 (0.10797)] 50 BS 0.01178 (0.08765) 0.01299 (0.09209) 0.01174 (0.08754) 0.01312 (0.09343) [0.01163 (0.08629)] [0.01255 (0.09154)] [0.01163 (0.08679)] [0.01272 (0.09223)] BL 0.01092 (0.08456) 0.01259 (0.09203) 0.01134 (0.08587) 0.01276 (0.09198) [0.01128 (0.08459)] [0.01284 (0.09326)] [0.01181 (0.08617)] [0.01289 (0.09290)] BL 0.01201 (0.08874) 0.01266 (0.09119) 0.01149 (0.08649) 0.01270 (0.09149) [0.01118 (0.08561)] [0.01274 (0.09196)] [0.01126 (0.08554)] [0.01251 (0.09036)] BL 0.01126 (0.08480) 0.01288 (0.09267) 0.01164 (0.08756) 0.01307 (0.09326) [0.01149 (0.08640)] [0.01261 (0.09249)] [0.01106 (0.08521)] [0.01335 (0.09481)] BL 0.01119 (0.08567) 0.01304 (0.09343) 0.01135 (0.08484) 0.01299 (0.09379) [0.01158 (0.08676)] [0.01234 (0.09038)] [0.01209 (0.08853)] [0.01310 (0.09310)] BG 0.01109 (0.08496) 0.01322 (0.09375) 0.01137 (0.08565) 0.01309 (0.09474) [0.01111 (0.08467)] [0.01287 (0.09549)] [0.01176 (0.08690)] [0.01279 (0.09197)] BG 0.01187 (0.08821) 0.01365 (0.09533) 0.01191 (0.08832) 0.01263 (0.09130) [0.01147 (0.08608)] [0.01289 (0.09229)] [0.01126 (0.08621)] [0.01298 (0.09259)] BG 0.01135 (0.08535) 0.01307 (0.09349) 0.01126 (0.08878) 0.01361 (0.09489) [0.01197 (0.08815)] [0.01257 (0.09113)] [0.01145 (0.08588)] [0.01251 (0.09138)] BG 0.01199 (0.08802) 0.01325 (0.09363) 0.01232 (0.08958) 0.01259 (0.09138) [0.01166 (0.08674)] [0.01299 (0.09296)] [0.01138 (0.08564)] [0.01302 (0.09359)] 100 BS 0.00967 (0.08273) 0.01069 (0.08780) 0.00935 (0.08153) 0.01107 (0.08928) [0.00936 (0.08143)] [0.01087 (0.08831)] [0.00929 (0.08039)] [0.01084 (0.08928)] BL 0.00984 (0.08327) 0.01084 (0.08875) 0.00867 (0.07797) 0.01061 (0.08743) [0.00961 (0.08267)] [0.01090 (0.08894)] [0.00969 (0.08240)] [0.01093 (0.08894)] BL 0.00951 (0.08128) 0.01051 (0.08688) 0.00975 (0.08276) 0.01119 (0.08929) [0.00925 (0.08078)] [0.01043 (0.08648)] [0.00963 (0.08201)] [0.01110 (0.08923)] BL 0.00937 (0.08062) 0.01064 (0.08733) 0.00929 (0.08096) 0.01105 (0.08896) [0.00973 (0.08233)] [0.01101 (0.08887)] [0.00969 (0.08302)] [0.01118 (0.09015)] BL 0.00952 (0.08184) 0.01098 (0.08906) 0.00966 (0.08244) 0.01087 (0.08856) [0.00994 (0.08372)] [0.01102 (0.08887)] [0.00938 (0.08141)] [0.01094 (0.08877)] BG 0.00895 (0.07874) 0.01091 (0.08838) 0.00946 (0.08088) 0.01059 (0.08729) [0.00926 (0.08019)] [0.01093 (0.08855)] [0.00955 (0.08214)] [0.01108 (0.08918)] BG 0.00914 (0.08047) 0.01093 (0.08833) 0.00956 (0.08156) 0.01078 (0.08802) [0.00897 (0.07956)] [0.01091 (0.08844)] [0.00985 (0.08260)] [0.01001 (0.08491)] BG 0.00929 (0.08071) 0.01106 (0.08889) 0.00921 (0.07979) 0.01142 (0.09069) [0.00963 (0.08220)] [0.01111 (0.08947)] [0.00975 (0.08284)] [0.01092 (0.08865)] BG 0.00936 (0.08122) 0.01128 (0.09042) 0.00990 (0.08379) 0.01111 (0.08941) [0.00961 (0.08213)] [0.01072 (0.08811)] [0.00947 (0.08152)] [0.01132 (0.09072)]
GNP: generalised nonInformative prior, BG: general entropy loss function, BL: LINEX loss function, BS: squared error loss function.