A class of generalized gamma distribution called the beta-gamma distribution is proposed. Some of its properties are examined. Its shape can be reversed J-shaped, unimodal, or bimodal. Reliability and hazard functions are also derived, and applications are discussed.
Kong, Lingji; Lee, Carl; and Sepanski, J.H.
"On the Properties of Beta-Gamma Distribution,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
1, Article 18.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol6/iss1/18