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Naderi M, Arabpour ‎, Jamalizadeh ‎. On the Finite Mixture Modelling via Normal Mean-Variance Birnbaum-Saunders Distribution. JIRSS. 2017; 16 (1) :0-0
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Department of Statistics‎, ‎Faculty of Mathematics and Computer‎, ‎ Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman‎, ‎Kerman‎, ‎Iran‎.
Abstract:   (279 Views)

‎This paper presents a new finite mixture model using the normal mean-variance‎

‎mixture of Birnbaum-Saunders distribution‎. ‎The proposed model is multimodal with wider‎

‎range of skewness and kurtosis‎, ‎and is beneficial for modelling data with large asymmetric‎

‎properties in the various theoretic and applied statistical problems‎. ‎The maximum likelihood‎

‎estimates of the model's parameters are computed iteratively by simple EM-type algorithm‎.

‎Proposing a simulation study to illustrate finite sample properties and performance of the obtained‎

‎estimators‎, ‎we demonstrate the usefulness of the new model by analysing a real data example‎. 

Type of Study: Original Paper | Subject: 62Jxx: Linear inference, regression
Received: 2016/11/28 | Accepted: 2016/11/28 | Published: 2016/11/28

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