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Three general multivariate semi-Pareto distributions and their characterizations


  • Yeh, Hsiaw-Chan


Three general multivariate semi-Pareto distributions are developed in this paper. First one--GMP(k)(III) has univariate Pareto (III) marginals, it is characterized by the minimum of two independent and identically distributed random vectors. Second one--GMSP has univariate semi-Pareto marginals and it is characterized by finite sample minima. Third one--MSP is characterized through a geometric minimization procedure. All these three characterizations are based on the general and the particular solutions of the Euler's functional equations of k-variates.

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  • Yeh, Hsiaw-Chan, 2007. "Three general multivariate semi-Pareto distributions and their characterizations," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 98(6), pages 1305-1319, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jmvana:v:98:y:2007:i:6:p:1305-1319

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    1. Yeh, Hsiaw-Chan, 2004. "Some properties and characterizations for generalized multivariate Pareto distributions," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 88(1), pages 47-60, January.
    2. Alice Thomas & K.K. Jose, 2004. "Bivariate semi-Pareto minification processes," Metrika: International Journal for Theoretical and Applied Statistics, Springer, vol. 59(3), pages 305-313, June.
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    1. Yeh, Hsiaw-Chan, 2009. "Multivariate semi-Weibull distributions," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 100(8), pages 1634-1644, September.
    2. Yeh, Hsiaw-Chan, 2010. "Multivariate semi-logistic distributions," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 101(4), pages 893-908, April.


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