gev2frech: Transforms GEV data to unit Frechet ones and vice versa

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) Examples

Description

Transforms GEV data to unit Frechet ones and vice versa

Usage

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gev2frech(x, loc, scale, shape, emp = FALSE)
frech2gev(x, loc, scale, shape)

Arguments

x

The data to be transformed to unit Frechet or ordinary GEV margins

loc, scale, shape

The location, scale and shape parameters of the GEV.

emp

Logical. If TRUE, data are transformed to unit Frechet margins using the empirical CDF.

Details

If Y is a random variable with a GEV distribution with location μ, scale σ and shape ξ. Then,

Z = [1 + ξ (Y - μ) / σ]_+^(1/ξ)

is unit Frechet distributed - where x_+ = max(0, x).

If Z is a unit Frechet random variable. Then,

Y = μ + σ (Z_+^(ξ) - 1) / ξ

is unit GEV distributed with location, scale and shape parameters equal to μ, σ and ξ respectively.

Value

Returns a numeric vector with the same length of x

Author(s)

Mathieu Ribatet

Examples

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x <- c(2.2975896, 1.6448808, 1.3323833, -0.4464904, 2.2737603,
    -0.2581876, 9.5184398, -0.5899699, 0.4974283, -0.8152157)
y <- gev2frech(x, 1, 2, .2)
y
frech2gev(y, 1, 2, .2)


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