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Reliability characteristics of the Maxwell distribution: a Bayes estimation study. (English) Zbl 1081.62087
Summary: This article presents maximum likelihood, Bayes, and empirical Bayes estimators of the truncated first moment and hazard function of the Maxwell distribution. A comparison of the relative efficiency of these three estimators is performed via a Monte Carlo simulation study.

MSC:
62N05 Reliability and life testing
62C12 Empirical decision procedures; empirical Bayes procedures
65C05 Monte Carlo methods
62F15 Bayesian inference
62E99 Statistical distribution theory
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