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A multivariate extension of a vector of Poisson- Dirichlet processes


  • Zhu, W.
  • Leisen, Fabrizio


Recently, Leisen and Lijoi (2011) introduced a bivariate vector of random probability measures with Poisson-Dirichlet marginals where the dependence is induced through a Lévy's Copula. In this paper the same approach is used for generalizing such a vector to the multivariate setting. Some non-trivial results are proved in the multidimensional case, in particular, the Laplace transform and the Exchangeable Partition Probability function (EPPF). Finally, some numerical illustrations of the EPPF are provided

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  • Zhu, W. & Leisen, Fabrizio, 2013. "A multivariate extension of a vector of Poisson- Dirichlet processes," DES - Working Papers. Statistics and Econometrics. WS ws132220, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Estadística.
  • Handle: RePEc:cte:wsrepe:ws132220

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