# The Discrete Inverse Burr Distribution with Characterizations, Properties, Applications, Bayesian and Non-Bayesian Estimations

### Abstract

A new one-parameter heavy tailed discrete distribution with infinite mean is defined and studied. The probability mass function of the new distribution can be "unimodal and right skewed" and its failure rate can be monotonically decreasing. Some of its relevant properties are discussed. Some characterizations based on: (i) the conditional expectation of a certain function of the random variable and (ii) in terms of the reversed hazard function are presented. Different Bayesian and non-Bayesian estimation methods are described and compared using simulations and two real data applications are given. The new model is used to model carious teeth data and counts of cysts in kidneys datasets, and it outperforms many well-known competitive discrete models.### References

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