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Accuracy of the Estimate of Extreme Wave Conditions

  • L. Bertotti
  • L. Cavaleri
Conference paper
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Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)

Summary

The hindcast procedure to obtain long term estimates of extreme events is a known technique. This paper focuses its attention on the statistical aspect of the procedure, discussing the possible results and their accuracy.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Bertotti
    • 1
  • L. Cavaleri
    • 2
  1. 1.A.S.C.O.PaduaItaly
  2. 2.I.D.G.M.-C.N.R.VeniceItaly

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