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A New Bivariate Gamma Distribution

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Following Nadarajah [1], we introduce a new bivariate correlated type Gamma distribution, whose joint density is expressed in two parts. Expressions for single and joint moments of the variates are derived. Bivariate Correlated Wishart density follows on similar lines.

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A. Gupta and D. Kabe, "A New Bivariate Gamma Distribution," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 2 No. 7, 2011, pp. 843-845. doi: 10.4236/am.2011.27113.


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[3] A. M. Mathai, “Jacobian of Transformations and Func- tions of Matrix Argument," World Scientific, London, 1997.
[4] A. M. Mathai, “A Handbook of Generalized Special Functions for Statistical and Physical Sciences,” Claredon Press, Oxford, 1993.

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