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The Limit Distribution of the Largest Interpoint Distance from a Symmetric Kotz Sample


  • Henze, Norbert
  • Klein, Timo


Generalizing recent work of P. C. Matthews and A. L. Rukhin (Ann. Appl. Probab.3(1993), 454-466), we obtain the limit law of the largest interpoint Euclidean distance for a spherically symmetric multivariate sample of the Kotz distribution. While going through the proof, some errors in the reasoning given by Matthews and Rukhin are pointed out and corrected.

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  • Henze, Norbert & Klein, Timo, 1996. "The Limit Distribution of the Largest Interpoint Distance from a Symmetric Kotz Sample," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 57(2), pages 228-239, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jmvana:v:57:y:1996:i:2:p:228-239

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