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Skew-rotsymmetric Distributions on Unit Spheres and Related Efficient Inferential Proceedures


  • Christophe Ley
  • Thomas Verdebout


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  • Christophe Ley & Thomas Verdebout, 2014. "Skew-rotsymmetric Distributions on Unit Spheres and Related Efficient Inferential Proceedures," Working Papers ECARES ECARES 2014-46, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  • Handle: RePEc:eca:wpaper:2013/177101

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    1. Jupp, P.E. & Regoli, G. & Azzalini, A., 2016. "A general setting for symmetric distributions and their relationship to general distributions," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 148(C), pages 107-119.

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    directional statistics; flexible modelling; generating mechanism; rotationally Symmetric Distribution; tests for rotational symmetry;

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