R/util-GPD-pe.R

Defines functions gpdpickands

Documented in gpdpickands

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##   5) Pickands' Estimator



##Pickand's Estimator
gpdpickands <- function(data, threshold){
  
  if ( length(unique(threshold)) != 1){
    warning("Threshold must be a single numeric value for est = 'pickands'. Taking only the first value !!!")
    threshold <- threshold[1]
  }
  
  exceed <- data[data>threshold]
  nat <- length( exceed )
  pat <- nat / length( data )
  
  excess <- sort(exceed - threshold)
  
  n <- length(excess)
  xn.2 <- excess[ceiling(n/2)]
  x3n.4 <- excess[ceiling(.75*n)]
  d <- xn.2^2 / (2 * xn.2 - x3n.4)
  
  shape <- -log(xn.2 / (x3n.4 - xn.2) ) / log(2)
  scale <- -shape * d
  
  if ( (max(excess) * shape) > -scale)
    message <- "Estimates are valid"
  
  else
    message <- "Estimates are not valid"
  
  estim <- param <- c(scale = scale, shape = shape)
  std.err <- var.cov <- corr <- NULL
  convergence <- counts <- NA
  var.thresh <- FALSE
  
  
  return(list(fitted.values = estim, std.err = std.err, var.cov = var.cov,
              param = param, message = message, threshold = threshold,
              nat = nat, pat = pat, convergence = convergence,
              corr = corr, counts = counts, exceed = exceed,
              scale = scale, var.thresh = var.thresh, est = "pickands"))
}

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