IJPAM: Volume 73, No. 2 (2011)

ESTIMATION OF MORTALITY RATE
DECELERATION PARAMETER

E.S. Lakshminarayanan$^1$, U. Kumaran$^2$
$^{1,2}$School of Mathematics
Madurai Kamaraj University
Madurai, INDIA


Abstract. In this paper, in the absence of mortality data an estimation of mortality rate deceleration parameter is provided.

Received: May 18, 2011

AMS Subject Classification: 92Bxx, 92D10, 62F10, 62N05, 62P10

Key Words and Phrases: logistic frailty model, mortality rate deceleration parameter, gamma-Gompertz model, heterogeneity, mortality plateaus, age at which onset of mortality deceleration

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Source: International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
ISSN printed version: 1311-8080
ISSN on-line version: 1314-3395
Year: 2011
Volume: 73
Issue: 2