# Probability Weighted Moments: Definition and Relation to Parameters of Several Distributions Expressable in Inverse Form

```@article{Greenwood1979ProbabilityWM,
title={Probability Weighted Moments: Definition and Relation to Parameters of Several Distributions Expressable in Inverse Form},
author={J. Arthur Greenwood and Jurate Maciunas Landwehr and Nicholas C. Matalas and James R. Wallis},
journal={Water Resources Research},
year={1979},
volume={15},
pages={1049-1054}
}```
• Published 1 October 1979
• Mathematics
• Water Resources Research
Distributions whose inverse forms are explicitly defined, such as Tukey's lambda, may present problems in deriving their parameters by more conventional means. Probability weighted moments are introduced and shown to be potentially useful in expressing the parameters of these distributions.
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