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A Comparison Between the Bayesian and the Classical Estimators of Weibull Distribution

Fadhil abdulabaas --- Yahya Mahdi Al – Mayali --- Irtifaa AbulKadhum Neama

Journal of Kufa for Mathematics and Computer مجلة الكوفة للرياضيات والحاسوب
ISSN: 11712076 Year: 2013 Volume: 1 Issue: 8 Pages: 21-28
Publisher: University of Kufa جامعة الكوفة

Abstract

In this paper ,we study estimation of two parameters of Weibull distribution .Methods of estimation used are maximum likelihood estimator (MLE) and Bayes. We compared the numerical results by simulation in MATLAB program. The comparison show that the Bayes estimator gives the best results ( less error) .

Keywords

Weibull distribution --- Maximum likelihood estimator --- Bayesian estimator