A CLASS OF WEIGHTED WEIBULL DISTRIBUTION

Saman Shahbaz, Muhammad Qaiser Shahbaz, Nadeem Shafique Butt

Abstract


The weighted Weibull model is proposed following the method of Azzalini (1985). Basic properties of the distribution; including moments, generating function, hazard rate function and estimation of parameters; have been studied.

Keywords


Weibull distribution, hazard function, moments, likelihood function.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18187/pjsor.v6i1.126

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Title

A CLASS OF WEIGHTED WEIBULL DISTRIBUTION

Keywords

Weibull distribution, hazard function, moments, likelihood function.

Description

The weighted Weibull model is proposed following the method of Azzalini (1985). Basic properties of the distribution; including moments, generating function, hazard rate function and estimation of parameters; have been studied.

Date

2010-07-30

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Source

Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research; Vol 6. No. 1, Jan 2010



Print ISSN: 1816-2711 | Electronic ISSN: 2220-5810