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Statistical Analysis of Axial Data.

Authors
Alldredge-JR; Mahtab-MA; Panek-LA
Source
J Geol 1974 Jul; 82(4):519-524
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10010938
Abstract
A method is presented for estimating the confidence region for the mean of a set of axes that are noncircularly distributed about the mean axis. The data (plotted on the upper hemisphere) are projected, through lambert's equal-area projection, onto the plane that is tangent to the estimated mean. An elliptical confidence region is constructed around the projected mean using bivariate normal theory. The confidence region is then projected back to the sphere. The method is applied to the analysis of a set of joint orientations.
Publication Date
19740701
Document Type
OP;
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OP 134-74
Issue of Publication
4
Source Name
J. Geol., V. 82, No. 4, July 1974, PP. 519-524
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