publication . Article . Other literature type . 1993

The complementary weibull distribution: Unknown or just forgotten?

Antoni Drapella;
  • Published: 01 Jul 1993 Journal: Quality and Reliability Engineering International, volume 9, pages 383-385 (issn: 0748-8017, eissn: 1099-1638, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
A lifetime model is put forward, which at first glance is very similar to the Weibull distribution, but has quite different properties, being of special interest for practitioners. Three examples are given as an evidence of a wide applicability. A ‘successor’ to the commonly criticized exponential distribution is proposed.
free text keywords: Successor cardinal, Exponentiated Weibull distribution, Weibull fading, Weibull distribution, Mathematics, Weibull modulus, Distribution fitting, Maximum likelihood, Exponential distribution, Statistics
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