Nonparametric estimation of a quantile density function by wavelet methods

Christophe Chesneau*, Isha Dewan, Hassan Doosti

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In this paper nonparametric wavelet estimators of the quantile density function are proposed. Consistency of the wavelet estimators is established under the Lp risk. A simulation study illustrates the good performance of our estimators.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-174
Number of pages14
JournalComputational Statistics and Data Analysis
Publication statusPublished - 2 Feb 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • quantile density estimation
  • rates of convergence
  • wavelet methods


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