Sensitivity of goodness-offit statistics to rainfall data rounding off

  title={Sensitivity of goodness-offit statistics to rainfall data rounding off},
  author={R. Deidda and Michelangelo Puliga},
An analysis based on the L-moments theory suggests of adopting the generalized Pareto distribution to interpret daily rainfall depths recorded by the rain-gauge network of the Hydrological Survey of the Sardinia Region. Nevertheless, a big problem, not yet completely resolved, arises in the estimation of a left-censoring threshold able to assure a good fitting of rainfall data with the generalized Pareto distribution. In order to detect an optimal threshold, keeping the largest possible number… CONTINUE READING


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