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Put very briefly, the relative rank of any value within a sample is an estimate of the relative rank of that value within the population that sample represents. More formally, the empirical distribution function (edf) is what is known as the 'maximum likelihood estimator' of the population distribution function (pdf). Unfortunately, many maximum likelihood estimators provide biased estimates of their population parameters.