Multivariate Exponential Distributions with Constant Failure Rates
In this paper a multivariate failure rate representation based on Cox's conditional failure rate is introduced, characterizations of the Freund-Block and the Marshall-Olkin multivariate exponential distributions are obtained, and generalizations of the Block-Basu and the Friday-Patil bivariate exponential distributions are proposed.
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Volume (Year): 61 (1997)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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