Weibull distribution

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Weibull distribution

[′wī‚bu̇l ‚dis·trə‚byü·shən]
(statistics)
A distribution that describes life-time characteristics of parts and components.
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which is the survival function of Weibull random variable.
This paper examined three estimators for the parameters of the type III discrete Weibull random variable, which represents an alternative distribution to the geometric and negative binomial for modeling discrete reliability data, and can ensure increasing and decreasing failure rates.
It is well known that even though the Weibull distribution has convenient representation of distribution function, the distribution of the sum of independent and identically distributed (i.i.d) Weibull random variables is not simple to obtain.