Maximum Entropy and Maximum Likelihood Estimation for the Three-Parameter Kappa Distribution


The two statistical principles of maximum entropy and maximum likelihood are investigated for the three-parameter kappa distribution. These two methods become equivalent in the discrete case with x, β>0 where 0<α=1/(2k+1)≤1, k=0,1,2…or the maximum entropy method.

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B. Kumphon, "Maximum Entropy and Maximum Likelihood Estimation for the Three-Parameter Kappa Distribution," Open Journal of Statistics, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 415-419. doi: 10.4236/ojs.2012.24050.

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