36. Power Function Distribution

  1. Catherine Forbes1,
  2. Merran Evans1,
  3. Nicholas Hastings2 and
  4. Brian Peacock3

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470627242.ch36

Statistical Distributions, Fourth Edition

Statistical Distributions, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Forbes, C., Evans, M., Hastings, N. and Peacock, B. (2010) Power Function Distribution, in Statistical Distributions, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470627242.ch36

Author Information

  1. 1

    Monash University, Victoria, Australia

  2. 2

    Albany Interactive, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Brian Peacock Ergonomics, SIM University, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 29 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470390634

Online ISBN: 9780470627242

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Keywords:

  • parameter estimation;
  • power function distribution;
  • probability density function;
  • random number;
  • variate relationships

Summary

This chapter illustrates probability density function and distribution function for the power function variate. It discusses variate relationships, parameter estimation and random number generation for the power function distribution.

Controlled Vocabulary Terms

probability density function