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Transmuted Generalized Inverse Weibull Distribution

Merovci, Faton; Elbatal, Ibrahim; Ahmed, Alaa;
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  • Published: 11 Sep 2013
Abstract
A generalization of the generalized inverse Weibull distribution so-called transmuted generalized inverse Weibull dis- tribution is proposed and studied. We will use the quadratic rank transmutation map (QRTM) in order to generate a flexible family of probability distributions taking generalized inverse Weibull distribution as the base value distribution by introducing a new parameter that would offer more distributional flexibility. Various structural properties including explicit expressions for the mo- ments, quantiles, and moment generating function of the new dis- tribution are derived.We proposed the method of maximum likelihood for estimating the model pa...
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arXiv: Statistics::Methodology
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