The hazard function. Lifetime models

  • Bent Jørgensen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 9)


In this chapter we shall first give some comments on the interpretation of the generalized inverse Gaussian distribution as a lifetime model, and in section 6.1 we shall investigate the shape of its hazard function.


Hazard Function Generalize Pareto Distribution Lifetime Distribution Inverse Gaussian Distribution Lifetime Model 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bent Jørgensen
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsOdense UniversityOdense MDenmark

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