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Re: RE : Re: copulas and SAS

Adel,

Think Joke!  But, more seriously, it did prompt me to look up the
origins of the copula as a functional.

Joe

On 9/27/06, adel F. <adel_tangi@yahoo.fr> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> I do not know how this is related to my orginal question.
>
> My understanding of copula is, it is a joint distribution with uniform
> margins, the problem how to obtain a copula which fits better a data?
>
> If there is any suggestion from members of SAS list, about examples for
> copulae with SAS, I will appreciate that
>
> Thanks a lot
>
> Adel
> Joe Whitehurst <joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM> a �crit :
> David,
>
> "The complete attempt to deal with the term is would go to the form
> and matter of every thing in existence, at least, if not to the
> possible form and matter of all that does not exist, but might. As
> far as it could be done, it would give the grand Cyclopaedia, and its
> yearly supplement would be the history of the human race for the
> time."
>
> On 9/26/06, David L Cassell proclaimed:
>
> "... A copula is nothing more than a functional allowing you to link
> the multivariate distribution to marginal distributions in an
> invariate manner...".
>
> This caused Augustus De Morgan to leap from his grave and refute David
> thusly:
>
> "The complete attempt to deal with the term "is" would go to the form
> and matter of every thing in existence, at least, if not to the
> possible form and matter of all that does not exist, but might. As
> far as it could be done, it would give the grand Cyclopaedia, and its
> yearly supplement would be the history of the human race for the
> time."
>
> No wonder Clinton tried to defend himself for the tiniest of tiny
> misdeeds by repsonding to his miscreant tormentors by saying "That
> all depends on what the meaning of is, is."
>
>
> Joe
>
>
>
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