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Proportional odds model – a quantile approach


  • Dileep Kumar M.
  • Sankaran P.G.
  • Unnikrishnan Nair N.


The paper discusses a quantile-based definition for the well-known proportional odds model. We present various reliability properties of the model using quantile functions. Different ageing properties are derived. A generalization for the class of distributions with bilinear hazard quantile function is established and the practical application of this model is illustrated with a real-life data set.

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  • Dileep Kumar M. & Sankaran P.G. & Unnikrishnan Nair N., 2019. "Proportional odds model – a quantile approach," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(11), pages 1937-1955, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:japsta:v:46:y:2019:i:11:p:1937-1955
    DOI: 10.1080/02664763.2019.1572724

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