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Second-order estimation procedures for complete and incomplete heavy-tailed data
(University of the Free State, 2016)
This thesis investigates the second-order re ned peaks over threshold model called the Extended Pareto Distribution (EPD) introduced by Beirlant et al. (2009). Focus is placed on estimation of the Extreme Value Index ...
A survey on participation and attitude to sports among undergraduate students in junior residences at the University of the Free State
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
The main objective of this study is to assess and quantify participation in sporting activities by students and to determine the factors influencing students’ intentions to participate or not to participate in sports at ...