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This evolution of the apparent average as a function of the sampling size has obvious important consequences and should be kept in mind. 5 Measure of Variations from Central Tendency When repeating a measurement or an observation several times, one expects them to be within an interval anchored at the central tendency (when welldeﬁned) of a certain width. This width is a measure of the variations. There are several ways to measure the width of the variations. A ﬁrst measure is the average of the absolute value of the spread (Dabs ) deﬁned by ∞ Dabs = −∞ |x − x1/2 |P (x) dx .
The GPBH theorem yields an approximation to the tail P¯< (x) by a GPD as a tail estimator: nu ¯ ˆa G(x/ξ, ˆ) . 93) P¯< (x) = N ˆa The estimates of the two parameters ξ, ˆ can be obtained through the Maximum Likelihood estimation (ML). The log-likelihood L is given by L = −nu ln a − 1 + nu 1 ξ ln 1 + i=1 ξyi a . 94) Maximization of the log-likelihood ln L can be done numerically. The limit standard deviations of the ML-estimates as nu → +∞ can be easily obtained : 1+ξ σξ = √ ; nu σa = 2(1 + ξ)/nu .
In general, the rate of convergence depends very much on the tail of the distribution of the random variables. For instance, Gaussian random variables have their EV distribution converging to the Gumbel law only as O(1/ ln N ) as above. For random variables distributed according to the exponential pdf, the convergence rate is much faster, as O(1/N 2 ). In addition, the situation is complicated by the fact that the convergence rate depends on the precise choice of normalising constants. This is much more complex and distribution dependent than the situation for the convergence to the Gaussian for the sum of random numbers as given by the central limit theorem discussed in Chap.