Some nonparametric diagnostic statistical procedures and their asymptotic behavior

M. Gantner

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

In this thesis some new, nonparametric methods are introduced to explore uni- or bivariate data. First, we introduce the "shorth plot", a graphical method to depict the main features of one-dimensional probability distributions. Second, we define the "Half-Half plot", a useful tool for analyzing regression data. Furthermore, a test for spherical symmetry in an empirical likelihood framework is presented. For all methods the asymptotic behavior is derived. The good performance of the methods is demonstrated through simulated and real data examples.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Tilburg University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Einmahl, John, Promotor
Award date8 Sep 2010
Place of PublicationTilburg
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789056682576
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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