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A characterization of gumbel's family of extreme value distributions

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  • Genest, Christian
  • Rivest, Louis-Paul

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In this note, a family of multivariate extremal distributions proposed by Gumbel (1960) is characterized among those whose dependence function is an Archimedean copula. The domains of attraction of Gumbel's distributions are also determined within this class.

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  • Genest, Christian & Rivest, Louis-Paul, 1989. "A characterization of gumbel's family of extreme value distributions," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 8(3), pages 207-211, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:8:y:1989:i:3:p:207-211
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