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Comparisons of Point Estimation Methods in the 2-parameter Weibull Distribution

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2 Author(s)
Naoto Kaio ; Dept. of Industrial Engineering; Faculty of Engineering; Hiroshima University; Hiroshima 730 JAPAN. ; Shunji Osaki

The following 3 estimation methods in a Weibull distribution are well-known; Maximum Likelihood Estimation (MLE), Coefficient of Variation (CV), and Weibull Probability Paper (WPP). By simulation we conclude that the WPP method is best.

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IEEE Transactions on Reliability  (Volume:R-29 ,  Issue: 1 )