Statistical Distribution in Scientific Work: Applications in Physical, Social and Life Sciences

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Charles Taillie, Ganapati P. Patil, Bruno A. Baldessari
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 30, 1981 - Mathematics - 468 pages
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Trieste, Italy, July 10-August 1, 1980
 

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Contents

RECENT DIRECTIONAL DISTRIBUTIONS WITH APPLICATIONS
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OFFSHORE OILGAS LEASE BIDDING AND THE WEIBULL DISTRIBUTION
32
SOME BIVARIATE PROBABILITY MODELS APPLICABLE TO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND FATALITIES
94
MODELING THE DISTRIBUTION OF FINGERPRINT CHARACTERISTICS
110
STOCHASTIC MODELING IN POLITICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
130
A REVIEW OF THEORY AND APPLICATIONS
146
THE CHOICE OF A DISTRIBUTION TO DESCRIBE PERSONAL INCOMES
192
SPIKE INTERVAL DISTRIBUTIONS FOR NEURONS AND RANDOM WALKS WITH DRIFT TO A FLUCTUATING THRESHOLD
210
SOME APPLICATIONS OF STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTION THEORY TO BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE
316
EXTREME VALUE THEORY WITH APPLICATION TO HYDROLOGY
336
PROPERTIES OF EXTREME ORDER STATISTICS AND THEIR APPLICATION TO FIRE LOSSES AND EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDES
350
STATISTICAL CHOICE OF UNIVARIATE EXTREME MODELS
366
WAITING TIMES AND RETURN PERIODS TO EXCEED THE MAXIMUM OF A PREVIOUS SAMPLE
410
AN APPLICATION OF URN MODELS
418
SUBJECT INDEX
442
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