Jones, M. C.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspi.2003.09.001|
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Some results concerning expressions for moments and L-moments of continuous distributions are given. These include: some decompositions of variance and covariance closely related to decompositions recently given by Yatracos; a similar expression for the population third central moment and a simple proof thereof for nonnegative random variables; an alternative proof of a general expression for L-moments due to Hosking, and some straightforward consequences for inequalities concerning L-moments. Simplicity is a key feature of all results considered in this paper.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2003 Elsevier B.V.|
|Keywords:||mean residual life; moments|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Depositing User:||Colin Smith|
|Date Deposited:||22 Dec 2009 14:31|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2016 13:34|
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