Computation of the L-stable distributions

  • Benoit B. Mandelbrot


The first tables, M & Zarnfaller 1959, were quite difficult to compute, and the resulting figures were drawn by hand. Today, several dependable programs are available. This brief and casual chapter is neither a systematic discussion nor a full bibliography, only a collection of hopefully useful odds and ends that are close at hand.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Benoit B. Mandelbrot
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  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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