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Simulations

  • Barry C. Arnold
  • Enrique Castillo
  • José-Mariá Sarabia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 73)

Abstract

One of the most important tools for deriving the distributional properties of complicated functions of random variables arising in practice is the Monte Carlo method. In fact, on many occasions the analytical treatment of statistical problems is impossible, and one is forced to use simulations in order to get the desired result.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry C. Arnold
    • 1
  • Enrique Castillo
    • 2
  • José-Mariá Sarabia
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA
  2. 2.Departamento de EconomiaUniversidad de CantabriaSantanderSpain

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