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The generalized Cantor distribution and its corresponding inverse distribution


  • Arnold, Barry C.


Building on ideas and concepts introduced by Lad, Taylor and Hosking, a generalized Cantor distribution and a corresponding skew generalized Cantor distribution are developed and analyzed. Associated inverse distributions are also introduced. In some cases method of moment estimation is shown to be readily implemented.

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  • Arnold, Barry C., 2011. "The generalized Cantor distribution and its corresponding inverse distribution," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 81(8), pages 1098-1103, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:81:y:2011:i:8:p:1098-1103

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    1. Hosking, J. R. M., 1994. "Moments of order statistics of the Cantor distribution," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 161-165, January.
    2. Lad, F. R. & Taylor, W. F. C., 1992. "The moments of the Cantor distribution," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 307-310, March.
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