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Functional, randomized and smoothed multivariate quantile regions


  • Faugeras, Olivier P.
  • Rüschendorf, Ludger


The mass transportation approach to multivariate quantiles in Chernozhukov et al. (2017) was modified in Faugeras and Rüschendorf (2017) by a two steps procedure. In the first step, a mass transportation problem from a spherical reference measure to the copula is solved and combined in the second step with a marginal quantile transformation in the sample space. Also, generalized quantiles given by suitable Markov morphisms are introduced there.

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  • Faugeras, Olivier P. & Rüschendorf, Ludger, 2021. "Functional, randomized and smoothed multivariate quantile regions," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 186(C).
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jmvana:v:186:y:2021:i:c:s0047259x21000804
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jmva.2021.104802

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