The exact extreme value distribution – applied study

 
 
 
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    Extreme value theory is used to develop models for describing the distribution of extreme events. Exact extreme value or compound distri-bution which is based on the theory of the maximum of random variables of random numbers is one of the most important models that are applicable in various situations, for instance of interest, it uses partial duration series (PDF) data to analyze extreme hydrological. As part of our earlier study, the parameters of this model were estimated by two methods, maximum likelihood (ML) and Bayesian- based on non-informative and informative priors. Moreover, a comparative study using simulated data showed that the Bayesian based on informative prior is the best estimation method. In this paper, a real data set taken from records of the largest daily rainfall data of Jeddah city in Saudi Arabia is used to fit the model when the parameters are estimated by Bayesian method. A comparative applied study indicates that the exact extreme value model under Bayesian estimates (BE) of its parameters provides appropriate fit for this data set and it is more applicable than the same model when the parameters are estimated by ML method and other three classical extreme value models.

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    : Bayesian Estimation; Compound Distribution; Exact Extreme Value Distribution; Extreme Rainfall Events; Maximum Likelihood Estimation.

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Article ID: 7834
 
DOI: 10.14419/ijasp.v5i2.7834




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