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A new class of skew-Cauchy distributions

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  • Behboodian, J.
  • Jamalizadeh, A.
  • Balakrishnan, N.

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We discuss here a new class of skew-Cauchy distributions, which is related to Azzalini's [1985. A class of distributions which includes the normal ones. Scand. J. Statist. 12, 171-178] skew-normal distribution denoted by Z[lambda]~SN([lambda]). A random variable W[lambda] is said to have a skew-Cauchy distribution (denoted by SC([lambda])) with parameter [lambda][set membership, variant]R if , where Z[lambda]~SN([lambda]) and X~N(0,1) are independent. In this paper, we discuss some simple properties of W[lambda], such as its density, distribution function, quantiles and a measure of skewness. Next, a bivariate Cauchy distribution is introduced using which some representations and important characteristics of W[lambda] are presented.

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  • Behboodian, J. & Jamalizadeh, A. & Balakrishnan, N., 2006. "A new class of skew-Cauchy distributions," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 76(14), pages 1488-1493, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:76:y:2006:i:14:p:1488-1493
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    1. Lui, Kung-Jong & Chang, Kuang-Chao, 2009. "Corrigendum to: "Testing homogeneity of risk difference in stratified randomized trials with noncompliance" [Comput. Statist. Data Anal. 53 (2008) 209-221]," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 53(4), pages 1529-1529, February.
    2. Jamalizadeh, A. & Mehrali, Y. & Balakrishnan, N., 2009. "Recurrence relations for bivariate t and extended skew-t distributions and an application to order statistics from bivariate t," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 53(12), pages 4018-4027, October.
    3. Giorgi, Emanuele & McNeil, Alexander J., 2016. "On the computation of multivariate scenario sets for the skew-t and generalized hyperbolic families," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 100(C), pages 205-220.
    4. Mahdi Rasekhi & G. G. Hamedani & Rahim Chinipardaz, 2017. "A flexible extension of skew generalized normal distribution," METRON, Springer;Sapienza Università di Roma, vol. 75(1), pages 87-107, April.

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