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Estimation of Parameter in a New Truncated Distribution

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This paper discusses the estimation of the parameter in a truncated form of a discrete distribution which is analogous to Burr distribution. The maximum likelihood and the moment estimators of the parameter are obtained. Their asymptotic properties are also established.

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G. Nanjundan, "Estimation of Parameter in a New Truncated Distribution," Open Journal of Statistics, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 221-224. doi: 10.4236/ojs.2013.34025.


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