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Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2019, Page: 177-182
On Transmuted Type II Generalized Logistic Distribution with Application
Femi Samuel Adeyinka, Department of Mathematics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Received: Nov. 13, 2019;       Accepted: Dec. 17, 2019;       Published: Dec. 31, 2019
Abstract
Introducing extra parameters into the baseline distribution has been a huge breakthrough in research as this enhances more flexibility of the existing models. One of the recent methods is the use of transmutation map which has attracted the interest of many researchers in the last decade. This article investigates the flexibility of transmuted type II generalized logistic distribution. The well-known type II generalized logistic distribution is transmuted using quadratic rank transmutation map to develop a transmuted type II generalized logistic distribution. The map enables the introduction of additional parameter into its parent model to make it more flexible in the analysis of data in various disciplines such as biological sciences, actuarial science, finance and insurance. Some statistical properties of the model are considered and these properties include the moment, quantiles and functions of minimum and maximum order statistics. The estimation issue of the subject model is addressed using method of maximum likelihood estimation. The model is applied to real life data to demonstrate its performance and the comparison of the result of the subject model with its parent model was done using Akaike Information criterion (AIC), Corrected Akaike Information criterion (AICC) and Bayesian Information criterion (BIC) respectively. It is believed that the results from this research work will be of immense contributions in this field and other related disciplines in modelling real data.
Keywords
Generalized Logistic Distribution, Maximum Likelihood, Order Statistics, Parameter Estimation, Transmutatio
Femi Samuel Adeyinka, On Transmuted Type II Generalized Logistic Distribution with Application, American Journal of Applied Mathematics. Special Issue: On Transmuted Family of Distributions with Applications. Vol. 7, No. 6, 2019, pp. 177-182. doi: 10.11648/j.ajam.20190706.15
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