Discrete Maxwell Distribution
by Hare Krishna and Pramendra Singh Pundir.
Maxwell distribution plays an important role in Physics and other allied sciences. This paper introduces a discrete analogue of the Maxwell Distribution, called Discrete Maxwell Distribution or dMax Distribution. This distribution is suggested as a suitable reliability model to fit a range of discrete lifetime data. Distributional properties, reliability characteristics and its relationships with continuous Maxwell distribution are also elicitated. The article displays a simulation study on fitting dMax distribution as compared to other popular discrete models. Maximum likelihood estimation and Bayesian analysis for the dMax distribution are also explored.
Maxwell distribution, discrete lifetime models, reliability, failure rate, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Bayes estimation
Hare Krishna, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pramendra Singh Pundir, email@example.com
Debasis Kundu, firstname.lastname@example.org
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