For the first time, a three-parameter lifetime model, called the Weibull Rayleigh distribution, is defined and studied. We obtain some of its mathematical properties. Some structural properties of the new distribution are studied. The method of maximum likelihood and least squares methods is used for estimating the model parameters and the observed Fisher’s information matrix is derived. We illustrate the usefulness of the proposed model by applications to real data.
Merovci, Faton and Elbatal, Ibrahim
"Weibull Rayleigh Distribution: Theory and Applications,"
Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences: Vol. 09
, Article 52.
Available at: https://dc.naturalspublishing.com/amis/vol09/iss4/52