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Monte Carlo Simulation of a Modified Chi Distribution Considering Asymmetry in the Generating Functions: Application to the Study of Health-Related Variables

Nuria Ortigosa, Marcos Orellana-Panchame, Juan Carlos Castro-Palacio, Pedro Fernández de Córdoba, J. M. Isidro
2021 Symmetry  
By means of Monte Carlo simulations, the effect of a small asymmetry in the generating functions of the chi distribution is studied.  ...  Random variables in biology, social and health sciences commonly follow skewed distributions.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym13060924 fatcat:bxiqhwfi5zgxfgx6jghim2lizy

Editorial of Special Issue "Application of Mathematical Modelling and Symmetry in Neuroscience"

Esperanza Navarro-Pardo
2022 Symmetry  
The first article is "Spectral Clustering Reveals Different Profiles of Central Sensitization in Women with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)" [...]  ...  The second article is "Monte Carlo Simulation of a Modified Chi Distribution Considering Asymmetry in the Generating Functions: Application to the Study of Health-Related Variables" [6] .  ...  In this article, using Monte Carlo simulations, the effect of a small asymmetry on the generating functions of the chi distribution is studied.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym14050961 fatcat:jil4u4tm5fg3jbnje3gxy73mpm

A sequential distance-based approach for imputing missing data: Forward Imputation

Nadia Solaro, Alessandro Barbiero, Giancarlo Manzi, Pier Alda Ferrari
2016 Advances in Data Analysis and Classification  
The finite sample statistical properties of this estimator are investigated by means of a Monte Carlo simulation study in which the data generating process is assumed to be given by a scalar CAW model.  ...  We compare the model to existing parametric GARCH models in a Monte Carlo study and show empirically the value of the distributional flexibility.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11634-016-0243-0 fatcat:yvrqlgllsbesbnvnzzci2egpl4

Guaranteed Local Maximum Likelihood Detection of a Change Point in Nonparametric Logistic Regression

A. Vexler, G. Gurevich
2006 Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods  
We also provide some Monte Carlo simulations to analyze the finite sample performance of our procedure.  ...  Through a Monte Carlo simulation study, several aspects of the small sample performance of the estimates are investigated. Loschi, R. H. and Cruz, F. R.  ...  We conducted Monte Carlo simulation studies to compare the powers of the proposed tests with their competitors.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03610920500498923 fatcat:jxva2knaxvbpbfmovc7yfwwlhu

The neural bases of normalising for accented speech: A repetition suppression functional magnetic resonance imaging study

Patti Adank, Peter Hagoort
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Degree of intensity dip has the strongest effect, with a minimal dip in intensity more likely to be perceived as 'kneel' and a strong dip in intensity more likely to be perceived as 'needle. ' The results  ...  Listeners are sensitive to the acoustic characteristics of consonant reduction, but they are also very skilled at evaluating variability along the acoustic dimensions that realize reduction. 4p THU.  ...  A Monte-Carlo simulation is performed to provide converged statistics of the stochastic problem solution.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2934685 fatcat:qqmjcl5gjzcj7kssv2pi6efwti

A Static-Sample Magnetometer for Characterizing Weak Magnetic Materials

Pasquale Arpaia, Marco Buzio, Alessandro Parrella, Mariano Pentella, Pedro M. Ramos
2020 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
The expanded measurement uncertainty of the relative permeability, evaluated by Monte Carlo simulations, is about 10 −4 for all the cases, with a level of confidence of 95%.  ...  In this article, a static-sample magnetometer is presented to measure the relative permeability of weakly magnetic materials.  ...  Perez Fontenla for the help with the assessment of the EDM machining effects, G. Deferne, M. Liebsch, and A. Beaumont and N. Bruti for the technical support.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2020.3041823 fatcat:xngd3n7nxzfoxbrkxsbzpc4g2q

Temporal integration of loudness as a function of level

Mary Florentine, So/ren Buus, Torben Poulsen
1995 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The method was designed to be used in Monte-Carlo studies of the effects of internal waves.  ...  The output of a coupled ocean-atmospher• general circulation model was used tO simulate to expected climate change scenario. The model was mn with no CO2 increase and with CO•2 doubling.  ...  This ratio is only 20 (between 0.5 and 10 cm 2) for the "compact" versus "diffuse" axis (from/a/to/i/).  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.411567 fatcat:h52442zdrnc6zmr4ephlixbspu

Temporal integration of loudness as a function of level

Mary Florentine, So/ren Buus, Torben Poulsen
1996 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The method was designed to be used in Monte-Carlo studies of the effects of internal waves.  ...  The output of a coupled ocean-atmospher• general circulation model was used tO simulate to expected climate change scenario. The model was mn with no CO2 increase and with CO•2 doubling.  ...  This ratio is only 20 (between 0.5 and 10 cm 2) for the "compact" versus "diffuse" axis (from/a/to/i/).  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.415236 pmid:8819858 fatcat:tsiit3akb5e4tkzxdzrilpsfzy

Bayesian binary quantile regression for the analysis of Bachelor-to-Master transition

Cristina Mollica, Lea Petrella
2016 Journal of Applied Statistics  
The working group (WG) CMStatistics comprises a number of specialized teams in various research areas of computational and methodological statistics.  ...  The teams act autonomously within the framework of the WG in order to promote their own research agenda. Their activities are endorsed by the WG.  ...  The performance of the resulting estimator is studied from Monte Carlo simulations. Some real-world applications are reported.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02664763.2016.1263835 fatcat:l5eyielgxrct7hq5ljqeej5ccy

Modelling the dynamic pattern of surface area in basketball and its effects on team performance

Rodolfo Metulini, Marica Manisera, Paola Zuccolotto
2018 Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports (JQAS)  
Because of the advent of GPS techniques, a wide range of scientific literature on Sport Science is nowadays devoted to the analysis of players' movement in relation to team performance in the context of  ...  Then, we perform descriptive analyses in order to highlight associations between regimes and relevant game variables.  ...  Also, we derive an asymptotic null distribution of this test statistic. Finally, we study the finite sample and dimension performance of this test via Monte Carlo simulations.  ... 
doi:10.1515/jqas-2018-0041 fatcat:b3qwsi7tqjg2vdo7gbjtiorv6m

On Fitting Finite Dirichlet Mixture Using ECM and MML [chapter]

Nizar Bouguila, Djemel Ziou
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We study a fluid system with single on/off source in which the active (on) and silent periods (off) follow General and Exponential distributions respectively.  ...  Fluid queue models play a vital role in the performance analysis of computer and telecommunication networks.  ...  A customized Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithm is used to simulate the posterior distributions for inference.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11551188_19 fatcat:gtzi5u6emvfyxea3zbklobnvom

Distributional Tests in Multivariate Dynamic Models with Normal and Student t Innovations

Javier Mencia, Enrique Sentana
2010 Social Science Research Network  
discrepancy plots obtained from a Monte Carlo study with 10,000 simulations with T=1,000.  ...  Figure 6 : 6 KernelNotes: Monte Carlo study with 10,000 simulations with T=1,000.  ...  The first five derivatives of I ν (x) for any real ν are as follows: and finally, B.4 Moments of the GIG distribution If X ∼ GIG (ν, δ, γ), its density function will be where K ν (·) is the modified  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1370916 fatcat:yvcfhnvlbzgqzcynfgs34ta6ki

Case Studies

Yves G. Berger, Jan P. Burgard, Adrian Byrne, Alexandru Cernat, Caterina Giusti, Pinar Koksel, Simon Lenau, Stefano Marchetti, Hariolf Merkle, Ralf Münnich, Iñaki Permanyer, Monica Pratesi (+4 others)
2016 Zenodo  
Additionally to methodological advances, a simulation lab is developed to foster open and reproducible research for future developments in the InGRID research area using SILC related data.  ...  The start of AMELIA was related to SILC data. Further developments will integrate time change and will allow to enhance the data with other sources of interest for the InGRID research.  ...  Then, we present results from Monte-Carlo simulations and from an application of the methodology to real data.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1306634 fatcat:i24prv6g2rg6lcidctv6npf7pu

PAPERS FROM ACTUARIAL JOURNALS WORLDWIDE

2015 Annals of Actuarial Science  
Single copies of the papers listed here can be obtained, subject to copyright law, by contacting the libraries. There may be a charge for this service.  ...  Members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries can also access these journals directly by registering for the eLibrary. A password is available on request.  ...  Calculating variable annuity liability "Greeks" using Monte Carlo simulation. 239-266.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1748499515000044 fatcat:tichq2o465bchfbulibdedq7du

PAPERS FROM ACTUARIAL JOURNALS WORLDWIDE

2017 Annals of Actuarial Science  
Single copies of the papers listed here can be obtained, subject to copyright law, by contacting the libraries. There may be a charge for this service.  ...  Members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries can also access these journals directly by registering for the eLibrary. A password is available on request.  ...  In an attempt to broaden the application of this generalized identity, we consider the version in the case where we investigate only the tail portion of the distribution of a random variable.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1748499517000033 fatcat:5kodefwt6nf2hlapj7z6mqtefa
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