### 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

Bhattacharjee, A., & Sengupta, D. (1996). On the coefficient of variation of the L- and (L)over-bar-classes.

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