Kurztext / Annotation
Along with a review of general developments relating to bivariate distributions, this volume also covers copulas, a subject which has grown immensely in recent years. In addition, it examines conditionally specified distributions and skewed distributions.
Univariate distributions. - Bivariate copulas. - Distributions expressed as copulas. - Concepts of stochastic dependence. - Measures of dependence. - Constructions of bivariate distributions.- Bivariate distributions constructed by conditional approach. - Variables in common method. - Bivariate gamma and related distributions. - Simple forms of the bivariate density function. - Bivariate exponentional and related distributions. - Bivariate normal distribution. - Bivariate extreme value distributions. - Elliptically symmetric bivariate distributions and other symmetric distributions. - Simulation of bivariate observations.