ASQ

Exclusive Content & Downloads from ASQ

Composite Tests For The Gamma Distribution

Summary: [This abstract is based on the authors' abstract. A longer abstract is available on the journal's website.]

Procedures are described for testing the hypothesis that a random sample can be modeled by a gamma distribution for the case of a known or unknown shape parameter. A new test based on the modified Greenwood statistic is compared with the presently available Anderson-Darling and Locke tests. Emphasis is on how to use each of the three tests, with recommendations for use under various conditions.

Anyone with a subscription, including Site and Enterprise members, can access this article.


Other Ways to Access content:

Join ASQ

Join ASQ as a Full member. Enjoy all the ASQ member benefits including access to many online articles.

Subscribe to Journal of Quality Technology

Access this and ALL OTHER Journal of Quality Technology online articles. You'll also receive the print version by mail.

  • Topics: Statistics
  • Keywords: Statistics,Scale parameter,Parameters
  • Author: Shapiro, Samuel S.; Chen, Ling
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology