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Comments on “Human life is unlimited – but short” by H. Rootzén and D. Zholud

  • Johan Segers


Generalized Pareto distribution Longevity Uncertainty quantification 

AMS 2000 Subject Classifications

62P10 62N01 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université Catholique de Louvain, ISBALouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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