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The Skew Normal Density Function
The skew normal distribution is an extention of the normal distribution. The difference is the presence of skewness, determined by the parameter
(for
we have the normal distribution).
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Murilo Coutinho
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The skew normal density function is given by
,
where
is the probability density function of the standard normal distribution and
is its distribution function.
A. Azzalini, "A Class of Distributions Which Includes the Normal Ones,"
Scandinavian Journal of Statistics
,
12
(2), 1985 pp. 171–178.
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