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On alpha stable distribution of wind driven water surface wave slope.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19045455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We propose a new formulation of the probability distribution function of wind driven water surface slope with an alpha-stable distribution probability. The mathematical formulation of the probability distribution function is given under an integral formulation. Application to represent the probability of time slope data from laboratory experiments is carried out with satisfactory results. We compare also the alpha-stable model of the water surface slopes with the Gram-Charlier development and the non-Gaussian model of Liu et al. [J. Phys. Oceanogr. 27, 782 (1997)]. Discussions and conclusions are conducted on the basis of the data fit results and the model analysis comparison.
M Joelson; M C Néel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chaos (Woodbury, N.Y.)     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1089-7682     ISO Abbreviation:  Chaos     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-02     Completed Date:  2009-01-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100971574     Medline TA:  Chaos     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  033117     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) 2008 American Institute of Physics.
UMR EMMAH, INRA Domaine St. Paul, 84914 Avignon Cedex 9, France.
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MeSH Terms
Computer Simulation
Models, Theoretical*
Nonlinear Dynamics*
Oscillometry / methods*
Water Movements*

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