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An EM algorithm for estimating the parameters of bivariate Weibull distribution under random censoring
Isha Dewan and Swagata Nandi
We consider the problem of estimation of the parameters of the Marshall-Olkin Bivariate Weibull distribution in the presence of random censoring. Since the maximum likelihood estimators of the parameters can not be expressed in a closed form, we suggest an EM algorithm to compute the same. Extensive simulations are done to conclude that the estimators perform efficiently under random censoring.

isid/ms/2009/12 [fulltext]

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