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On Some Distributions Arising in Inverse Cluster Sampling


  • Xekalaki, Evdokia
  • Panaretos, John


In this paper, distributions of items sampled inversely in clusters are derived. In particular, negative binomial type of distributions are obtained and their properties are studied. A logarithmic series, type of distribution is also defined as limiting form of the obtained generalized negative binomial distribution

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  • Xekalaki, Evdokia & Panaretos, John, 1989. "On Some Distributions Arising in Inverse Cluster Sampling," MPRA Paper 6252, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:6252

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    1. C. Satheesh Kumar & A. Riyaz, 2015. "A zero-inflated logarithmic series distribution of order k and its applications," AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis, Springer;German Statistical Society, vol. 99(1), pages 31-43, January.

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    Cluster negative binomial distribution; Generalized Poisson distribution; Sluttering generalized Waring distribution; Cluster logarithmic series distribution;

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    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General


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