An Expository Note on Unit - Gompertz Distribution with Applications


  • Mohammed Zafar Anis Indian Statistical Institute
  • Debsurya De Indian Statistical Institute



Log concave, Reliability functions, Stochastic orders


In a recent paper, Mazucheli et al. (2019) introduced the unit-Gompertz (UG) distribution and studied some of its properties. It is a continuous distribution with bounded support, and hence may be useful for modelling life-time phenomena. We present counter-examples to point out some subtle errors in their work, and subsequently correct them. We also look at some other interesting properties of this new distribution. Further, we also study some important reliability measures and consider some stochastic orderings associated with this new distribution.


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How to Cite

Anis, M. Z., & De, D. (2021). An Expository Note on Unit - Gompertz Distribution with Applications. Statistica, 80(4), 469-490.