Additional Parametric Families

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


In this chapter, several distributions are discussed which, although wellknown, are not often encountered as life distributions. These distributions may have survival functions that arise as products of those from earlier chapters, or they can be obtained by introducing a new parameter in a better-known distribution.


Gamma Distribution Hazard Rate Survival Function Weibull Distribution Beta Distribution 
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© 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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