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Correction to: a flexible distribution class for count data

  • Kimberly F. Sellers1Email author,
  • Andrew W. Swift2 and
  • Kimberly S. Weems3
Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications20174:23

Received: 11 October 2017

Accepted: 11 October 2017

Published: 16 October 2017

The original article was published in Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2017 4:22


Following publication of the original article (Sellers et al., 2017), the authors reported that the typesetters had misinterpreted some of the edits included in their proof corrections, namely instances of “sp” to denote that an extra space was required.

The original article has been corrected.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Georgetown University, Washington, USA
Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska – Omaha, Omaha, USA
Department of Mathematics and Physics, North Carolina Central University, Durham, USA


  1. Sellers, K.F., Swift, A.W., Weems, K.S.: A flexible distribution class for count data. J. Stat. Distrib. Appl. 4, 22 (2017). DOI 10.1186/s40488-017-0077-0 View ArticleGoogle Scholar


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