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Composite Gamma(2; λ)-Pareto Distribution

Nouara Lazri, Halim Zeghdoudi, Mohamed Riad Remita


This paper proposes a new distribution, called as composite Gamma(2; λ)-Pareto distribution. Various statistical properties like moment method and maximum likelihood estimation are established. An application of the model to a real data set is presented finally and compared with the fit attained by composite exponential-Pareto distribution (Teodorescu and Vernic (2009)).


Composite distribution, Pareto distribution, Gamma distribution, maximum likelihood estimation.

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