Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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A physical basis for the generalized gamma distribution

Authors: John H. Lienhard and Paul L. Meyer
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 25 (1967), 330-334
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/99884
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