A turning bands method for simulating isotropic Gaussian random fields on the sphere

Xavier Emery, Reinhard Furrer, Emilio Porcu

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Abstract

We introduce a novel approach to simulate Gaussian random fields defined over spheres of ℝ3. Through continuation we embed the process on the sphere in a nonstationary random field of ℝ3 to use a turning bands method. We also discuss the approximation accuracy.

Original languageBritish English
Pages (from-to)9-15
Number of pages7
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Volume144
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Covariance functions
  • Great circle
  • Spheres
  • Turning bands

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