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On nomenclature for, and the relative merits of, two formulations of skew distributions. (English) Zbl 1376.60024

Summary: We examine some skew distributions used extensively within the model-based clustering literature in recent years, paying special attention to claims that have been made about their relative efficacy. Theoretical arguments are provided as well as real data examples.

MSC:

60E05 Probability distributions: general theory
62E15 Exact distribution theory in statistics
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