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Strong convergence bounds of the Hill-type estimator under second-order regularly varying conditions

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20062006:95124

DOI: 10.1155/JIA/2006/95124

Received: 22 April 2005

Accepted: 10 July 2005

Published: 30 March 2006


Bounds on strong convergences of the Hill-type estimator are established under second-order regularly varying conditions.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Mathematics, Southwest Normal University
Department of Statistics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln


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© Z. Peng and S. Nadarajah. 2006

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