@article{Total Least Squares Fitting the Three-Parameter Inverse Weibull Density_2014, place={Maryland, USA}, volume={7}, url={https://www.ejpam.com/index.php/ejpam/article/view/2114}, abstractNote={TheÂ focus of this paper isÂ on a nonlinear weighted total least squares fitting problem for the three-parameter inverse Weibull density which is frequently employed as a model in reliability and lifetime studies. As a main result, a theorem on the existence of the total least squares estimatorÂ is obtained,as well as its generalization in the $l_q$ norm ($1\leq q&lt;\infty$).}, number={3}, journal={European Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics}, year={2014}, month={Aug.}, pages={230–245} }