Modelling record times in sport with extreme value methods

Adam, M. B. and Tawn, Jonathan Angus (2016) Modelling record times in sport with extreme value methods. Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences, 10 (1). pp. 1-21. ISSN 1823-8343

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Abstract

We exploit connections between extreme value theory and record processes to develop inference methods for record processes. Record processes have trends in them even when the underlying process is stationary. We study the problem of estimating the underlying trend in times achieved in sports from record data. We develop new methods for inference, simulating record series in non-stationary contexts, and assessing fit which account for the censored characteristic of record data and we apply these methods to athletics and swimming data.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Mathematical Sciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2600
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
ID Code: 83717
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 22 Dec 2016 16:32
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2020 03:25
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/83717

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