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    Generalised Lambda Distribution




    Hello,

    Can anyone help me, I am trying to use the Generalized Lambda distribution to model some parts in an assembly, but apart from Wikipedia entry I can find very little about it, and nothing that tells me how to use it.
    I am trying to use it as a powerful software package we have uses it.

    Any help or links would be appreciated.

    Thank you
    Gavin

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    Re: Generalised Lambda Distribution

    Has anyone even heard of the Generalised Lambda distribution? Would be grateful if some one could reply, even just to say they haven't just to show some one is reading this!


    Quote Originally Posted by GG1234 View Post
    Hello,

    Can anyone help me, I am trying to use the Generalized Lambda distribution to model some parts in an assembly, but apart from Wikipedia entry I can find very little about it, and nothing that tells me how to use it.
    I am trying to use it as a powerful software package we have uses it.

    Any help or links would be appreciated.

    Thank you
    Gavin

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    Re: Generalised Lambda Distribution

    Never heard of it, but that doesn't mean much. Are there any citations in the Wikipedia article that can be called upon? Without know anything about it, is it for count data?
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    Re: Generalised Lambda Distribution

    Hi hlsmith, thanks for the message.
    I have followed the Wiki links, but I don't seem to get anywhere.
    I think it is used because it a good approximation for many distribution and also it is flexible enough to model non standard distributions.
    For example if there are two parts, one with a uniform distribution, the second with a Normal distribution the model of of the sum of any two parts stacked together can be approximated with a Lambda distribution. I think it is possible to convert the Normal and Uniform distribution into Lambda.

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    Re: Generalised Lambda Distribution

    Where is the wikipedia article about Generalised Lambda Distribution?

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    Re: Generalised Lambda Distribution

    The wikipedia article about Tukey Lambda Distribution which is a 3 parameter distribution, but a lot of articles talk about Generalised Lambda distribution, which I believe is 4 parameter distribution.

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    Re: Generalised Lambda Distribution


    Maybe this one.
    But I could not find the wiki page GG1234 was talking about. I thought that he would link to it.

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