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Statistics of Bivariate von Mises Distributions

  • Kanti V. Mardia
  • Jes Frellsen
Chapter
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)

Abstract

Circular data arises in many areas of science, including astronomy, biology, physics, earth science and meteorology. In molecular biology, circular data emerges particularly in the study of macromolecules. One of the classical examples in this field is the Ramachandran map [595], which describes dihedral angles in the protein main chain.

Keywords

Hybrid Model Marginal Distribution Marginal Density Bivariate Normal Distribution Mise Distribution 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.The Bioinformatics CentreUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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