ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to introduce a size biased Lindley distribution which is a special case of weighted distributions. Weighted distributions have practical significance where some types of biased occur in a density function, i.e. probability is proportional to the size of the variate, that’s why the proposed version of size biased Lindley is designed for such situations more reasonably and more precisely. Principle properties of the density function are also discussed in this paper such as moments, measure of skewness, kurtosis, moment generating function, characteristics generating function, coefficient of variation, survival function and hazard function which are derived for understanding the structure of the proposed distribution more briefly.
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Ayesha, A. (2017) Size Biased Lindley Distribution and Its Properties a Special Case of Weighted Distribution. Applied Mathematics, 8, 808-819. doi: 10.4236/am.2017.86063.
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