Quantile Approach of Dynamic Generalized Entropy (Divergence) Measure

Vikas Kumar, Rekha Rani

Abstract


In the present paper, we propose a quantile version of generalized entropy measure for residual and past lifetimes and study their properties. Lower and upper bounds of the proposed measures are derived. Some of the quantile lifetime distributions have been characterized. We also introduce quantile versions of the generalized divergence measure of Varma between two residual and two past lifetime random variables. Some properties of this measure are studied and a characterization of the proportional (reversed) hazards model is given.


Keywords


Quantile function; Varma's entropy; Divergence measure; Hazard quantile function; PH Model

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DOI: 10.6092/issn.1973-2201/7201