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Logarithmic Distributions

  • Albert W. Marshall
  • Ingram Olkin
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Abstract

The lognormal distribution, introduced in Chapter 1, can be obtainedfrom the normal distribution by means of a transformation. Specifically,ifY = logX has a normal distribution, thenX = e Y has a lognormaldistribution.

Keywords

Lognormal Distribution Hazard Rate Survival Function Weibull Distribution Multiplicative Model 
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Copyright information

© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert W. Marshall
    • 1
  • Ingram Olkin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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