Christian Brechmann

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Vine copula models have proven themselves as a very flexible class of multivariate copula models with regard to symmetry and tail dependence for pairs of variables. The full specification of a vine model requires the choice of vine tree structure, copula families for each pair copula term and their corresponding parameters. In this survey we discuss the(More)
The ascending excitatory reflex is part of the peristaltic reflex, an important participant in intestinal propulsion. The aim of this study was to characterize the role of different opioid receptors in the ascending reflex through exogenous application of non-selective (Met-enkephalin) and selective opioid agonists (mu-PLO17, delta-DPDPE, kappa-U-50, 488)(More)
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