Bayesian Estimations Using MCMC Approach Under Three-Parameter Burr-XII Distribution Based on Unified Hybrid Censored Scheme

  • Rashad M. EL-SagheerEmail author
  • Mohamed A. W. Mahmoud
  • Hasaballah M. Hasaballah
Original Article


In this paper, we discussed the estimation of the unknown parameters in addition to survival and hazard functions for a three-parameter Burr-XII distribution based on unified hybrid censored data. The maximum likelihood and Bayes method have been used to obtain the estimating. The Fisher information matrix has been used to construct approximate confidence intervals. The Bayesian estimates for the unknown parameters have been obtained by Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) method. Also, the credible intervals are constructed by using MCMC samples. Finally, we analyze a real data set to illustrate the proposed methods.


Three-parameter Burr-XII distribution Unified hybrid censoring scheme Maximum likelihood estimators MCMC method 



The authors would like to express their thanks to the editor, the associate editor and the referees for their useful and valuable comments on improving the contents of this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rashad M. EL-Sagheer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohamed A. W. Mahmoud
    • 1
  • Hasaballah M. Hasaballah
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematics Department, Faculty of ScienceAl-Azhar UniversityNasr City, CairoEgypt

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