Statistical distributions and their application
Das, Sadhu Charan
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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