A new family of non-negative distributions

Hankin, R.K.S. and Lee, A. (2006) A new family of non-negative distributions. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 48, (1), 67-78. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-842X.2006.00426.x).


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We introduce a new, flexible family of distributions for non-negative data, defined by means of a quantile function. We describe some properties of this family, and discuss several methods for estimating the parameters. The distribution is applied to an example from environmental engineering.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1111/j.1467-842X.2006.00426.x
ISSNs: 1369-1473 (print)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > National Oceanography Centre (NERC)
ePrint ID: 43994
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Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:17
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/43994

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