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Statistical distributions and their application

Das, Sadhu Charan

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Chapters 1 and 2 are concerned with a problem of curve fitting which arose in testing the hypothesis pro­ posed by Bowen(1953) concerning daily rainfall data. Chapter 1. The method of maximum likelihood has been used to fit a truncated type III (Gamma) distribution to daily rainfall data for Sydney over the period 1859-1952. An approximate test of the hypothesis that there is a singularity at the origin is suggested. This test is based on a comparison of the expected frequency in the truncated...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-01-15
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9589

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