Skew-Elliptical Distributions and Their Applications: A Journey Beyond Normality

1st Edition

Marc G. Genton

Chapman and Hall/CRC
Published July 27, 2004
Reference - 420 Pages - 100 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781584884316 - CAT# C4312

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Summary

This book reviews the state-of-the-art advances in skew-elliptical distributions and provides many new developments in a single volume, collecting theoretical results and applications previously scattered throughout the literature. The main goal of this research area is to develop flexible parametric classes of distributions beyond the classical normal distribution. The book is divided into two parts. The first part discusses theory and inference for skew-elliptical distribution. The second part examines applications and case studies, including areas such as economics, finance, oceanography, climatology, environmetrics, engineering, image processing, astronomy, and biomedical science.

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