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dc.contributorDepartment of Applied Mathematics-
dc.creatorShao, Q-
dc.creatorWong, H-
dc.creatorXia, J-
dc.creatorIp, WC-
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-26T08:15:18Z-
dc.date.available2015-05-26T08:15:18Z-
dc.identifier.issn0262-6667-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10397/32632-
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectExtended Burr XII distributionen_US
dc.subjectFlood frequency analysisen_US
dc.subjectGeneralized Pareto distributionen_US
dc.subjectLimiting distributionen_US
dc.subjectLog-logistic distributionen_US
dc.subjectPareto distributionen_US
dc.subjectWeibull distributionen_US
dc.titleModels for extremes using the extended three-parameter Burr XII system with application to flood frequency analysisen_US
dc.typeJournal/Magazine Articleen_US
dc.identifier.spage685-
dc.identifier.epage701-
dc.identifier.volume49-
dc.identifier.issue4-
dc.identifier.doi10.1623/hysj.49.4.685.54425-
dcterms.abstractA new theoretically-based distribution in frequency analysis is proposed. The extended three-parameter Burr XII distribution includes the generalized Pareto distribution, which is used to model the exceedences over threshold; log-logistic distribution, which is also advocated in flood frequency analysis; and Weibull distribution, which is a part of the generalized extreme value distribution used to model annual maxima as special cases. The extended Burr distribution is flexible to approximate extreme value distribution. Note that both the generalized Pareto and generalized extreme value distributions are limiting results in modelling the exceedences over threshold and block extremes, respectively. From a modelling perspective, generalization might be necessary in order to obtain a better fit. The extended three-parameter Burr XII distribution is therefore a meaningful candidate distribution in the frequency analysis. Maximum likelihood estimation for this distribution is investigated in the paper. The use of the extended three-parameter Burr XII distribution is demonstrated using data from China.-
dcterms.bibliographicCitationHydrological sciences journal, 2004, v. 49, no. 4, p. 685-701-
dcterms.isPartOfHydrological Sciences Journal-
dcterms.issued2004-
dc.identifier.scopus2-s2.0-3342927125-
dc.identifier.rosgroupidr23074-
dc.description.ros2004-2005 > Academic research: refereed > Publication in refereed journal-
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