Application and Generation of the Univariate Skew Normal Random Variable

  • Dariush Ghorbanzadeh
  • Philippe DurandEmail author
  • Luan Jaupi
Conference paper


In this paper, for the generating the Skew normal random variables, we propose a new method based on the combination of minimum and maximum of two independent normal random variables. The estimation of parameters using the maximum likelihood estimation and the methods of moments estimation method. A real data set has been considered to illustrate the practical utility of the paper.


Centered moment Maximum likelihood estimation Methods of moments estimation Min–Max method Simulation method Skew normal distribution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dariush Ghorbanzadeh
    • 1
  • Philippe Durand
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luan Jaupi
    • 1
  1. 1.Département Mathématiques-StatistiquesConservatoire National des Arts et MétiersParisFrance

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