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gamma distribution

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(Statistics) statistics a continuous two-parameter distribution from which the chi-square and exponential distributions are derived, written Gamma (α. β), where α and β are greater than zero, and defined in terms of the gamma function
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As a type of sophisticated statistical model, gamma distribution has been widely applied in cost analysis in recent years due to its universal characteristics in the research of health economics.
10) demonstrates how difficult it is to determine the minimum sample size and the number of bootstrap samples to be used to obtain appropriate sample distributions; for said study, the simulation of the samples was obtained through the Gamma distribution.
As shown in [14], in order to model simultaneous effects of turbulence-induced amplitude fluctuations and phase aberrations, the Probability Density Function (PDF) of FSO fading amplitude will be modelled with Double Generalized Gamma distribution, as
The gamma distribution is used in a variety of applications including queue, financial and weather models.
The gamma function, the extended gamma function, the beta function, the extended beta function, the gamma distribution, the beta distribution and the extended beta distribution have been generalized to the matrix case in various ways.
To solve this issue, the friendlier Gamma distribution was used to approximate the lognormal distribution leading to the K composite distribution model (Rayleigh/Gamma distribution) [12], Some empirical measurements reveal a general consensus that JC fading model can capture diverse scattering phenomena such as tropospheric propagation of radio waves [5][13], various types of radar clutter [14], and optical scintillation from the atmosphere [15].
The method is presented for simulation of the cloud layer using gamma distribution and simple local statistical meteorological data.
net/index/php) under a general time-reversible plus gamma distribution plus invariable site model with [10.
The matrix variate gamma distribution has many applications in multivariate statistical analysis.
The quadratic sum of the compressed signal follows the central Gamma distribution with M degrees of freedom.
Although authors such as Guttman (1999) and Lopez-Moreno & Vicente-Serrano (2008) have already provided evidences indicating that the gamma distribution may not always be the most appropriate choice; this fundamental step is frequently based on this 2-parameter distribution (Wu et al.