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Rainfall modelling using the sum of independent gamma variables

Roslinazairimah, Zakaria and Howlett, P. G. and Piantadosi, J. and Boland, J. W. (2012) Rainfall modelling using the sum of independent gamma variables. In: AIP Conference Proceedings: International Conference on Fundamental and Applied Sciences (ICFAS2012), 12-14 June 2012 , Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 369-372., 1482. ISBN 978-0-7354-1094-7

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Abstract

In this study, we use the sum of independent gamma random variables to model seasonal rainfall as a sum of monthly rainfalls provided the independence assumption is reasonable. A case study is presented and it is shown that the distribution models the sum of monthly rainfall amounts patterns well. The model can be applied to generate synthetic sum of rainfall amounts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: rainfall model; seasonal rainfall; sum of independent gamma
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Sciences And Technology
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 06:21
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2018 06:21
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/22311
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