A Saddlepoint Approximation for the Hill Estimator

Professor Tertius De Wet and Sven Buitendag will present the Department of Statistical Sciences seminar with a talk entitled, "A Saddlepoint Approximation for the Hill Estimator".

Tertius De Wet is a Professor at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Stellenbosch. He studied at Northwest University and started his academic career at NWU and then at Rhodes University. He then joined the Institute for Maritime Technology in 1982 and then  University of Stellenbosch in 2000.

 

Date: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 13:00
Venue: 

Lecture Theatre 3, PD Hahn Building, Upper Campus UCT

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