Life Distributions

Structure of Nonparametric, Semiparametric, and Parametric Families

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ISBN: 978-0-387-20333-1 (Print) 978-0-387-68477-2 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XX

  2. Basics

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      Pages I-XX

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      Pages 3-45

      Preliminaries

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      Pages 47-77

      Ordering Distributions: Descriptive Statistics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 79-94

      Mixtures

  3. Nonparametric Families

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Pages 97-136

      Nonparametric Families: Densities and Hazard Rates

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      Pages 137-193

      Nonparametric Families: Origins in Reliability Theory

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      Pages 195-214

      Nonparametric Families: Inequalities for Moments and Survival Functions

  4. Semiparametric Families

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 217-287

      Semiparametric Families

  5. Parametric Families

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 291-307

      The Exponential Distribution

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      Pages 309-361

      Parametric Extensions of the Exponential Distribution

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      Pages 363-398

      Gompertz and Gompertz-Makeham Distributions

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      Pages 399-425

      The Pareto and F Distributions and Their Parametric Extensions

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      Pages 427-449

      Logarithmic Distributions

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      Pages 451-471

      The Inverse Gaussian Distribution

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      Pages 473-495

      Distributions with Bounded Support

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 497-530

      Additional Parametric Families

  6. Models Involving Several Variables

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 533-540

      Covariate Models

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      Pages 541-559

      Several Types of Failure: Competing Risks

  7. More About Semi-parametric Families

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Pages 563-609

      Characterizations Through Coincidences of Semiparametric Families

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      Pages 611-631

      More About Semiparametric Families

  8. Complementary Topics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 632-686

      Some Topics from Probability Theory

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