Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications

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The XLindley Distribution: Properties and Application

Sarra Chouia, Halim Zeghdoudi
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 318-327
This paper proposes a new distribution called XLindley distribution (XLD), this distribution is generated as a special mixture of two distributions: exponential and Lindley and hence the name proposed. Also, the statistical properties like stochastic ordering, quantile function, the maximum likelihood...
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A Repairable System Supported by Two Spare Units and Serviced by Two Types of Repairers

Vahid Andalib, Jyotirmoy Sarkar
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 180-192
We study a one-unit repairable system, supported by two identical spare units on cold standby, and serviced by two types of repairers. The model applies, for instance, to ANSI (American National Standard Institute) centrifugal pumps in a chemical plant, and hydraulic systems in aviation industry. The...
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Parameter Estimation of the Weighted Generalized Inverse Weibull Distribution

Sofi Mudasir, S.P. Ahmad
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 395-406
Weighted distributions are used widely in many fields of real life such as medicine, ecology, reliability, and so on. The idea of weighted distributions was given by Fisher and studied by Rao in a unified manner who pointed out that in many situations the recorded observations cannot be considered as...
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Estimation of Entropy for Weibull Distribution Based on Record Values

Manoj Chacko, P. S. Asha
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 279-288
In this paper, estimation of entropy for Weibull distribution based on record values is considered. Maximum likelihood estimation and Bayes estimation for Shannon entropy and Renyi entropy have been considered based on record values. Bayes estimators are obtained using Markov Chain Monte Carlo method....
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Preference of Prior for Two-Component Mixture of Lomax Distribution

Faryal Younis, Muhammad Aslam, M. Ishaq Bhatti
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 407-424
Recently, El-Sherpieny et al., (2020), suggested Type-II hybrid censoring method for parametric estimation of Lomax distribution (LD) without due regard being given to the choice of priors and posterior risk associated with the model. This paper fills this gap and derived the new LD model with minimum...
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On Finite 3-Component Mixture of Rayleigh Distributions: A Classical Look

Muhammad Tahir, Muhammad Ahsanullah, Sidra Mohsin, Muhammad Abid
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 204-218
In this study, we have discussed various statistical properties for 3-component mixture of Rayleigh distributions. Here initially, the main properties of mixture distributions are presented and analyzed. Second, some of the famous entropies, measures of inequality are also discussed. Also, the statistical...
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The Odd Log-Logistic Burr-X Family of Distributions: Properties and Applications

Hamid Karamikabir, Mahmoud Afshari, Morad Alizadeh, Haitham M. Yousof
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 228-241
In this paper, a new class of distributions called the odd log-logistic Burr-X family with two extra positive parameters is introduced and studied. The new generator extends the odd log-logistic and Burr X distributions among several other well-known distributions. We provide some mathematical properties...
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Relationships for Moments of Generalized Order Statistics from Hjorth Distribution and Related Inference

Jagdish Saran, Kanika Verma, Narinder Pushkarna
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 171-179
In this paper some recurrence relations satisfied by single and product moments of generalized order statistics from Hjorth distribution have been obtained. Then we use these results to compute the first two moments of order statistics for some specific values of the parameters. Further, we use the results...
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Periodically Correlated Space-Time Autoregressive Hilbertian Processes

M. Hashemi, J. Mateu, A. Zamani
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 164-170
In this paper, we introduce periodically correlated space-time autoregressive processes with values in Hilbert spaces. The existence conditions and the strong law of large numbers are established. Moreover, we present an estimator for the autocorrelation parameter of such processes.
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An Alternative Measures of Moments Skewness Kurtosis and JB Test of Normality

Md. Siraj-Ud-Doulah
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 219-227
If we know the statistics of central tendency and dispersion, we still cannot nature a complete design about the distribution. About these measures we should know more information's of skewness and kurtosis, which are enables us to have a design the distribution. However, there is evidence that...
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Estimation of Parameters of the GIE Distribution Under Progressive Type-I Censoring

Mahmoud R. Mahmoud, Hiba Z. Muhammed, Ahmed R. El-Saeed, Ashraf D. Abdellatif
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 380-394
In this paper, we consider generalized inverted exponential distribution which is capable of modeling various shapes of failure rates and aging processes. Based on progressive Type-I censored data, we consider the problem of estimation of parameters under classical and Bayesian approaches. In this regard,...
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A New Form of Farlie-Gumbel-Morgenstern Copula: A Comparative Simulation Study and Application

Ferhan Baş Kaman, Hülya Olmuş
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 328-339
In this study a new mixture copula has been obtained by creating a linear combination of product copula with copula which is obtained with marginal distributions of order statistics which was proposed by Dolati and Úbeda-Flores, Kybernetika. 45 (2009), 992–1002. In addition, a new form of Farlie-Gumbel-Morgenstern...
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Inference in Simple Step-Stress Accelerated Life Tests for Type-II Censoring Lomax Data

Mohammad A. Amleh, Mohammad Z. Raqab
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 364-379
In this paper, step-stress accelerated life test is considered to obtain the failure time data of highly reliable units in specified conditions. It is assumed that the lifetime data of such units follow Lomax distribution with a scale parameter depends on the stress level and the shape parameter remains...
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Dependence Concepts and Reliability Application of Concomitants of Order Statistics from the Morgenstern Family

Johny Scaria, Sithara Mohan
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 193-203
The distribution theory and applications of concomitants from the Morgenstern family of bivariate distributions are discussed in Scaria and Nair, Biom. J. 41 (1999), 483–489. In the present study, some dependence concepts of concomitants of order statistics from the Morgenstern family are discussed....
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Progressively Censored N-H Exponential Distribution

M. R. Mahmoud, R. M. Mandouh
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 267-278
An extended version of exponential distribution is considered in this paper. This lifetime distribution has increasing, decreasing and constant hazard rates. So it can be considered as another useful two-parameter extension/generalization of the exponential distribution. It can be used as an alternative...
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Optimum Ridge Regression Parameter Using R-Squared of Prediction as a Criterion for Regression Analysis

Akbar Irandoukht
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 242-250
The presence of the multicollinearity problem in the predictor data causes the variance of the ordinary linear regression coefficients to be increased so that the prediction power of the model not to be satisfied and sometimes unacceptable results be predicted. The ridge regression has been proposed...
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Modeling Frailty Using Birnbaum Saunders Distribution for Bivariate Survival Data

Lal Pawimawha
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 355-363
Frailty models are survival models, which are designed to explore the properties of the unobserved heterogeneity in individuals pertaining to disease and death. In this paper, we propose the new frailty model called Birnbaum–Saunders frailty model with Weibull, Pareto, and exponential power as baseline...
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Moments of Dual Generalized Order Statistics from Inverted Kumaraswamy Distribution and Related Inference

Bushra Khatoon, M. J. S. Khan, Zubdahe Noor
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 251-266
In this paper, the exact and explicit expressions for single, product, and conditional moments for inverted Kumaraswamy distribution using dual generalized order statistics (dgos) are derived. Further, the expression for maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) and uniformly minimum variance unbiased estimator...
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On Upper k-Record Values from the Generalized Linear Exponential Distribution

M. Alam, M. A. Khan, R. U. Khan
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 289-303
In this paper, we derive the exact expressions as well as recurrence relations for single and product moment of generalized upper record values from the four-parameter generalized linear exponential distribution. Further, we characterize the given distribution through conditional expectation and recurrence...
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Alpha Power Transformed Weibull-G Family of Distributions: Theory and Applications

I. Elbatal, M. Elgarhy, B. M. Golam Kibria
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 340-354
This paper considers three special cases: Exponential, Rayleigh and Lindley of a family of generalized distributions, called alpha power Weibull G (APW-G) family. Some essential and valuable statistical properties of the family of distributions are obtained. The proposed distributions are very flexible...
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New Discrete Lifetime Distribution with Applications to Count Data

Beih S. El-Desouky, Rabab S. Gomaa, Alia M. Magar
Volume 20, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 304-317
In this paper, we present a new class of distribution called generalized Hermite–Genocchi distribution (GHGD). This model is obtained by compounding generalized Hermite–Genocchi polynomials given by Gould and Hopper with powers series distribution. Statistical properties and reliability characteristics...
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Bayesian Estimation of System Reliability Models Using Monte-Carlo Technique of Simulation

Kirti Arekar, Rinku Jain, Surender Kumar
Volume 20, Issue 1, March 2021, Pages 149-163
This paper discusses the problem of how Monte-Carlo simulation method is deal with Bayesian estimation of reliability of system of n s-independent two-state component. Time-to-failure for each component is assumed to have Weibull distribution with different parameters for each component. The shape parameter...
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On Seemingly Unrelated Regression Model with Skew Error

Omid Akhgari, Mousa Golalizadeh
Volume 20, Issue 1, March 2021, Pages 97-110
Sometimes, invoking a single causal relationship to explain dependency between variables might not be appropriate particularly in some economic problems. Instead, two jointly related equations, where one of the explanatory variables is endogenous, can represent the actual inheritance inter-relationship...
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A Robust High-Dimensional Estimation of Multinomial Mixture Models

Azam Sabbaghi, Farzad Eskandari, Hamid Reza Navabpoor
Volume 20, Issue 1, March 2021, Pages 21-32
In this paper, we are concerned with a robustifying high-dimensional (RHD) structured estimation in finite mixture of multinomial models. This method has been used in many applications that often involve outliers and data corruption. Thus, we introduce a class of the multinomial logistic mixture models...
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Generalized Rank Mapped Transmuted Distribution for Generating Families of Continuous Distributions

M. A. Ali, Haseeb Athar
Volume 20, Issue 1, March 2021, Pages 132-148
This study introduces generalized transmuted family of distributions. We investigate the special cases of our generalized transmuted distribution to match with some other generalization available in literature. The transmuted distributions are applied to Weibull distribution to find generalized rank...