Existence and Estimation of Negative Critical Allometry Model Parameter
M. Pitchaimani1, R. Asokan2
1M.Pitchaimani, Ramanujan Institute of Advanced study in Mathematics(RIASM), University of Madras, Chennai. India.
2R.Asokan, Department of Mathematics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India
Manuscript received on September 11, 2013. | Revised Manuscript received on September 15, 2013. | Manuscript published on September 25, 2013. | PP: 78-86 | Volume-1, Issue-11, September 2013. | Retrieval Number: K04500911113/2013©BEIESP
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Abstract: In this paper, we provide an interval of existence of negative critical mortality rate parameters Mr and b in Allometry survival model, in the absence of age-speci c mortality data by age.
Keywords: Allometry, critical age, exponential growth, linear growth, mortality rate, , negative critical age.