Taylor, James Mackenzie
This thesis is mainly concerned with methods for the comparison
of distribution functions which depend on the whole of the distribution
functions, as against those methods which depend on the comparison of
derived statistics. The main methods considered are partial and
pre-orderings (Chapter 2) and probability metrics (Chapter 4).
Chapter 0 contains a general discussion of mathematical and
stochastic modelling. The aim of this chapter is to introduce the
concept of the structure of a...[Show more]
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