where

`alpha`

and `beta`

are shape parameters, Birnabaum and Saunders (1969). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dbs(alpha, beta)`

The Burr X distribution [example] is defined by the pdf

where

`alpha`

is a shape parameter and `lambda`

is a scale parameter, Surles and Padgett (2005). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dburrX(alpha, lambda)`

The Burr XII distribution [example] is defined by the pdf

where

`alpha`

and `beta`

are shape parameters, Klugman et al. (2004). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dburrXII(alpha, beta)`

where

`alpha`

is a shape parameter and `lambda`

a scale parameter, Smith and Bain (1975). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dexp.power(alpha, lambda)`

where

`alpha`

and `theta`

are shape parameters, Mudholkar and Srivastava (1993). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dexp.weib(alpha, theta)`

where

`alpha`

is a shape parameter and `lambda`

is a tilt parameter, Marshall and Olkin (1997, 2007). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dext.exp(alpha, lambda)`

where

`alpha`

is a shape parameter and `lambda`

is a tilt parameter, Marshall and Olkin (1997, 2007). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dext.weib(alpha, lambda)`

where

`alpha`

and `beta`

are shape parameters, Bebbington et al. (2007). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dflex.weib(alpha, beta)`

where

`alpha`

is a shape parameter and `lambda`

is a scale parameter, Gupta and Kundu (1999, 2001). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dgen.exp(alpha, lambda)`

where

`alpha`

and `theta`

are shape parameters, Nikulin and Haghighi (2006). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dgp.weib(alpha, theta)`

where

`alpha`

and `theta`

are shape parameters, Marshall and Olkin (2007). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dgpz(alpha, theta)`

where

`alpha`

is a location parameter and `tau`

is a scale parameter, Marshall and Olkin (2007). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dgumbel(alpha, tau)`

where

`mu`

is a location parameter and `lambda`

is a scale parameter, Chhikara and Folks (1977). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dinv.gauss(mu, lambda)`

where

`beta`

is a shape parameter and `lambda`

is a scale parameter, Jiang and Murthy (2001). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dinv.weib(beta, lambda)`

where

`alpha`

and `beta`

are shape parameters. Bain (1974). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dlin.fr(alpha, beta)`

where

`alpha`

is a shape parameter and `lambda`

is a scale parameter, Lan and Leemis (2008). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dlogistic.exp(alpha, lambda)`

where

`beta`

is a shape parameter and `theta`

is a scale parameter, Lawless (2003). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dlog.logis(beta, theta)`

where

`mu`

is a location parameter and `sigma`

is a scale parameter, Murthy et al. (2004). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dlog.weib(mu, sigma)`

where a

`lpha`

and beta are shape parameters and `lambda`

is a scale parameter, Lai et al..(2003). In the BUGS language it is used as`x ~ dweib.modified(alpha, beta, lambda)`