A new family of non-negative distributions

Hankin, R.K.S.; Lee, A.. 2006 A new family of non-negative distributions. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 48 (1). 67-78. 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: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1111/j.1467-842X.2006.00426.x
ISSN: 1369-1473
Date made live: 06 Feb 2007 +0 (UTC)

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