ON TRUNCATED GENERALIZED CAUCHY DISTRIBUTION
by Saieed F. Ateya and Essam K. AL-Hussaini.
In this paper, we propose a truncated version of generalized
Cauchy distribution suggested by Rider(1957) in a special
setting. One possible use for the proposed model is in life-testing
where the domain of definition is not only non-negative but also
guarantees no failure before a given time (truncated parameter). The
parameters, reliability and failure rate functions are estimated
using the maximum likelihood and Bayes methods. The Bayes estimates
are obtained under the squared-error and liner exponential (LINEX)
loss functions. The computations have been carried out using the
Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithm.
Guarantee time, maximum likelihood and Bayes
estimation, MCMC algorithm, squared error and LINEX loss
Saieed F. Ateya, firstname.lastname@example.org
Essam K. AL-Hussaini, email@example.com
Abd-Elfattah, A. M., firstname.lastname@example.org
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