An Application

  • Des F. Nicholls
  • Barry G. Quinn
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 11)


This final chapter will be concerned with the application to real data of the procedures which have been developed for the RCA model. We shall remodel the lynx data, a set of univariate data which has been considered by many authors in the past, and to which several different types of models have been applied. An extensive account of the statistical and historical aspects of the modelling of the lynx data is contained in Campbell and Walker (1977) (where the data are reproduced since the original sources are relatively inaccessible) and the discussion which follows.


Autoregressive Model Characteristic Polynomial Linear Predictor Random Coefficient Autoregressive Process 


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Des F. Nicholls
    • 1
  • Barry G. Quinn
    • 2
  1. 1.Australian National UniversityCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.University of WollongongWollongongAustralia

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