### Abstract

The coefficient of variation of a life distribution is no more than 1 if it belongs to the L-class and no less than 1 if it belongs to the (L) over bar-class. However, there are nonexponential distributions in each of these classes that have coefficient of variation equal to 1.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 177-180 |

Number of pages | 4 |

Journal | Statistics & Probability Letters |

Volume | 27 |

Issue number | 2 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 1 Apr 1996 |

### Cite this

*Statistics & Probability Letters*,

*27*(2), 177-180. https://doi.org/10.1016/0167-7152(95)00061-5

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*Statistics & Probability Letters*, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 177-180. https://doi.org/10.1016/0167-7152(95)00061-5

**On the coefficient of variation of the L- and (L)over-bar-classes.** / Bhattacharjee, Arnab ; Sengupta, Debasis .

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TY - JOUR

T1 - On the coefficient of variation of the L- and (L)over-bar-classes

AU - Bhattacharjee, Arnab

AU - Sengupta, Debasis

PY - 1996/4/1

Y1 - 1996/4/1

N2 - The coefficient of variation of a life distribution is no more than 1 if it belongs to the L-class and no less than 1 if it belongs to the (L) over bar-class. However, there are nonexponential distributions in each of these classes that have coefficient of variation equal to 1.

AB - The coefficient of variation of a life distribution is no more than 1 if it belongs to the L-class and no less than 1 if it belongs to the (L) over bar-class. However, there are nonexponential distributions in each of these classes that have coefficient of variation equal to 1.

U2 - 10.1016/0167-7152(95)00061-5

DO - 10.1016/0167-7152(95)00061-5

M3 - Article

VL - 27

SP - 177

EP - 180

JO - Statistics & Probability Letters

JF - Statistics & Probability Letters

SN - 0167-7152

IS - 2

ER -