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Bi, Z, Durmić, I and Miller, SJ (2022)

Benfordness of the Generalized Gamma Distribution

Preprint arXiv:2201.10514 [math.PR]; last accessed January 31, 2022. Published in The PUMP Journal of Undergraduate Research 5, pp. 89–104.

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Abstract: The generalized gamma distribution shows up in many problems related to engineering, hydrology as well as survival analysis. Earlier work has been done that estimated the deviation of the exponential and the Weibull distribution from Benford's Law. We give a mathematical explanation for the Benfordness of the generalized gamma distribution and present a measure for the deviation of the generalized gamma distribution from the Benford distribution.

@misc{, title={Benfordness of the Generalized Gamma Distribution}, author={Zelong Bi and Irfan Durmić and Steven J. Miller}, year={2022}, eprint={2201.10514}, archivePrefix={arXiv}, primaryClass={math.PR}, }

Reference Type: Preprint

Subject Area(s): Probability Theory, Statistics