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American Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. 2015, 3(4), 164-167
DOI: 10.12691/ajams-3-4-6
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Some Properties of Skew Uniform Distribution

Salah H Abid1,

1Mathematics Department, Education College, Al-Mustansirya University, Baghdad, Iraq

Pub. Date: August 13, 2015

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Salah H Abid. Some Properties of Skew Uniform Distribution. American Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. 2015; 3(4):164-167. doi: 10.12691/ajams-3-4-6


There is one work that appears to give some details of the skew uniform distribution, this work due to Aryal and Nadarajah [Random Operators and stochastic equations, Vol.12, No.4, pp.319-330, 2004]. They defined a random variable X to have the skew uniform distribution such that fx(x)=2g(x)Gx), where g(.) and G(.) denote the probability density function (pdf) and the cumulative distribution function (cdf) of the uniform distribution respectively. In this paper, we construct a new skewed distribution with pdf of the form 2f(x)Gx), where θ is a real number, f(.) is taken to be uniform (-a,a) while G(.) comes from uniform (-b,b). We derive some properties of the new skewed distribution, the r th moment, mean, variance, skewness, kurtosis, moment generating function, characteristic function, hazard rate function, median, Rѐnyi entropy and Shannon entropy. We also consider the generating issues.

Skew Uniform distribution the r th moment characteristic function hazard rate function Entropy

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