The Zubair-dagum Distribution

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O. R. Uwaeme
N. P. Akpan

Abstract

This article examines the flexibility of the Zubair-G family of distribution using the Dagum distribution. The proposed distribution is called the Zubair-Dagum distribution. The various mathematical properties of this distribution such as the Quantile function, Moments, Moment generating function, Reliability analysis, Entropy and Order statistics were obtained. The parameter estimates of the proposed distribution were also derived and estimated using the maximum likelihood estimation method. The new distribution is right skewed and has various bathtub and monotonically decreasing shapes. Our numerical illustrations using two real-life datasets substantiate the applicability, flexibility and superiority of the proposed distribution over competing distributions.

Keywords:
Dagum distribution, Zubair-G family, hazard rate function, entropy, order statistics.

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Uwaeme, O. R., & Akpan, N. P. (2021). The Zubair-dagum Distribution. Asian Journal of Probability and Statistics, 10(3), 25-35. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajpas/2020/v10i330248
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Original Research Article

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