On the Coefficient of Variation for the L and L-bar Classes of Life Distributions

Arnab Bhattacharjee, D Sengupta

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    Abstract

    The coefficient of variation of a life distribution is no more than 1 if it belongs to the L-class and no less than 1 if it belongs to the (L) over bar-class. However, there are nonexponential distributions in each of these classes that have coefficient of variation equal to 1.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)177-180
    Number of pages4
    JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
    Volume27
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1996

    Keywords

    • L-class
    • (L)over-bar-class
    • NBUE
    • HNBUE
    • HNWUE
    • coefficient of variation
    • LIFE DISTRIBUTIONS

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