Fitzgerald, D.L. Stoch Environ Res Ris Assess (2005) 19: 249. doi:10.1007/s00477-004-0229-x
Computer-intensive methods are used to examine the fit of the log logistic distribution to annual maxima of Irish rainfall. The characteristics of the L-moment solutions are examined by using the conventional bootstrap on the data and by random sampling within the ellipse of concentration of the parameter estimates. A statistical method of examining uncertainty is provided by the maximum product of spacings solution. Factors derived from random division of an interval are proposed for estimation of short-duration falls for which no data are available.
Log logistic distribution L-moment estimate Maximum product of spacings method Bootstrap Ellipsoid of concentration Geometric max-stable distributions