Characterization of storm wave asymmetries with functional data analysis

@article{Gorrostieta2013CharacterizationOS,
  title={Characterization of storm wave asymmetries with functional data analysis},
  author={Cristina Gorrostieta and Juan Ricardo Ortega and Adolfo J. Quiroz and George H. Smith},
  journal={Environmental and Ecological Statistics},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={263-283}
}
Functional data analysis (FDA) is a set of tools developed to perform statistical analysis on data having a functional form. In our case we consider the one-dimensional wave surface profiles registered during a North-Sea storm as functional data. The data is split into 20 min intervals within which an individual wave is defined as the profile between two consecutive downcrossings. After registration of these individual waves to the interval [0, 1], the mean wave profile for the entire 20 min… CONTINUE READING

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