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Tailweight with respect to the mode for unimodal distributions


  • Averous, J.
  • Fougères, A. -L.
  • Meste, M.


Location, spread, skewness and tailweight are studied for unimodal distributions by means of mode-based concepts. The Lévy concentration function and notions related to it are playing an important part.

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  • Averous, J. & Fougères, A. -L. & Meste, M., 1996. "Tailweight with respect to the mode for unimodal distributions," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 367-373, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:28:y:1996:i:4:p:367-373

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    1. L. Wade, 1988. "Review," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 58(1), pages 99-100, July.
    2. Bélisle, Claude, 1991. "Odd central moments of unimodal distributions," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 12(2), pages 97-107, August.
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    1. J. Rosco & M. Jones & Arthur Pewsey, 2011. "Skew t distributions via the sinh-arcsinh transformation," TEST: An Official Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, Springer;Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa, vol. 20(3), pages 630-652, November.


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