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Lévy models and scale invariance properties applied to Geophysics

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  • Mariani, M.C.
  • Florescu, I.
  • SenGupta, I.
  • Beccar Varela, M.P.
  • Bezdek, P.
  • Serpa, L.

Abstract

In this work we study scale invariant functions and stochastic Lévy models and we apply them to geophysical data. We show that a pattern arises from the scale invariance property and Lévy flight models that may be used to estimate parameters related to some major event–major earthquakes.

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  • Mariani, M.C. & Florescu, I. & SenGupta, I. & Beccar Varela, M.P. & Bezdek, P. & Serpa, L., 2013. "Lévy models and scale invariance properties applied to Geophysics," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 392(4), pages 824-839.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:392:y:2013:i:4:p:824-839 DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2012.11.007
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    1. Mariani, Maria C. & Tweneboah, Osei K., 2016. "Stochastic differential equations applied to the study of geophysical and financial time series," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 443(C), pages 170-178.
    2. Beccar-Varela, Maria P. & Mariani, Maria C. & Tweneboah, Osei K. & Florescu, Ionut, 2017. "Analysis of the Lehman Brothers collapse and the Flash Crash event by applying wavelets methodologies," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 474(C), pages 162-171.
    3. Beccar-Varela, Maria P. & Gonzalez-Huizar, Hector & Mariani, Maria C. & Tweneboah, Osei K., 2016. "Use of wavelets techniques to discriminate between explosions and natural earthquakes," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 457(C), pages 42-51.
    4. Mariani, Maria C. & Basu, Kanadpriya, 2015. "Spline interpolation techniques applied to the study of geophysical data," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 428(C), pages 68-79.
    5. Habtemicael, Semere & SenGupta, Indranil, 2014. "Ornstein–Uhlenbeck processes for geophysical data analysis," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 399(C), pages 147-156.

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