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Application of mixture models to approximation of age-at-death distribution. (English) Zbl 0910.62104
Mixture models were applied to approximate a distribution of a lifetime. As the optimizing criterion, the minimizing of the chi-square statistic was adopted. This method was verified for three mixtures consisting of three distributions for American and Polish populations.
62P05 Applications of statistics to actuarial sciences and financial mathematics
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