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  1. In this paper we use Cox’s regression model to fit failure time data with continuous informative auxiliary variables in the presence of a validation subsample. We first estimate the induced relative risk funct...

    Authors: Lipika Ghosh, Jiancheng Jiang, Yanqing Sun and Haibo Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2015 2:2

    Content type: Research

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  2. We propose a new family of continuous distributions called the odd generalized exponential family, whose hazard rate could be increasing, decreasing, J, reversed-J, bathtub and upside-down bathtub. It includes...

    Authors: Muhammad H Tahir, Gauss M Cordeiro, Morad Alizadeh, Muhammad Mansoor, Muhammad Zubair and Gholamhossein G Hamedani

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2015 2:1

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. In this paper, the Kumaraswamy-geometric distribution, which is a member of the T-geometric family of discrete distributions is defined and studied. Some properties of the distribution such as moments, probabilit...

    Authors: Alfred Akinsete, Felix Famoye and Carl Lee

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:17

    Content type: Research

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  4. Geometric and stochastic representations are derived for the big class of p-generalized elliptically contoured distributions, and (generalizing Cavalieri’s and Torricelli’s method of indivisibles in a non-Euclide...

    Authors: Wolf-Dieter Richter

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:20

    Content type: Research

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  5. An overview of the evolution of probability models for over-dispersion is given looking at their origins, motivation, first main contributions, important milestones and applications. A specific class of models...

    Authors: Evdokia Xekalaki

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:19

    Content type: Review

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  6. The idea of generating skewed distributions from normal has been of great interest among researchers for decades. This paper proposes four families of generalized normal distributions using the T-X framework. The...

    Authors: Ayman Alzaatreh, Carl Lee and Felix Famoye

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:16

    Content type: Research

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  7. The class of beta-generated distributions (Commun. Stat. Theory Methods 31:497–512, 2002; TEST 13:1–43, 2004) has received a lot of attention in the last years. In this paper, three new classes of bivariate be...

    Authors: José María Sarabia, Faustino Prieto and Vanesa Jordá

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:15

    Content type: Research

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  8. Constructing a bivariate distribution with specific marginals and correlation has been a challenging problem since 1930s. In this survey we shall focus on the recent developments on the FGM-related distributio...

    Authors: Gwo Dong Lin, Xiaoling Dou, Satoshi Kuriki and Jin-Sheng Huang

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:14

    Content type: Review

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  9. We develop Bayesian reference analyses for linear regression models when the errors follow an exponential power distribution. Specifically, we obtain explicit expressions for reference priors for all the six p...

    Authors: Marco AR Ferreira and Esther Salazar

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:12

    Content type: Methodology

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  10. The Pareto distribution has long been recognized as a suitable model for many non-negative socio-economic variables. Univariate and multivariate variations abound. Some unification is possible by representing ...

    Authors: Barry C Arnold

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:11

    Content type: Review

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  11. Biological fitness is typically measured by the expected rate of reproduction, but strategies with high fitness can also have high probabilities of extinction. Likewise, gambling strategies with a high expecte...

    Authors: Sterling Sawaya and Steffen Klaere

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:10

    Content type: Research

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  12. We introduce a new class of models called the Marshall-Olkin extended Weibull family of distributions based on the work by Marshall and Olkin (Biometrika 84:641–652, 1997). The proposed family includes as spec...

    Authors: Manoel Santos-Neto, Marcelo Bourguignon, Luz M Zea, Abraão DC Nascimento and Gauss M Cordeiro

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:9

    Content type: Research

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  13. Based on the trivariate pair-copula construction for the bivariate linear circular copula by Perlman and Wellner (Symmetry 3:574-99, 2011) and the Theorem of Carathéodory, which states that any valid correlati...

    Authors: Werner Hürlimann

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:7

    Content type: Methodology

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  14. The distribution theory of runs and patterns has been successfully used in a variety of applications including, for example, nonparametric hypothesis testing, reliability theory, quality control, DNA sequence ...

    Authors: Brad C Johnson and James C Fu

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:5

    Content type: Research

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  15. The cumulative distribution function (CDF) of the T-X family is given by R{W(F(x))}, where R is the CDF of a random variable T, F is the CDF of X and W is an increasing function defined on [0, 1] having the suppo...

    Authors: Mohammad A Aljarrah, Carl Lee and Felix Famoye

    Citation: Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications 2014 1:2

    Content type: Research

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