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Dr. Paul Kinsvater

Statistik in den Biowissenschaften


Paul Kinsvater

Research / Areas of Work

  • SFB 823 B6: Robust statistical analysis of multivariate hydrological time series
  • Master's thesis: "Test auf Strukturbruch in bedingten Quantilen für mischende Prozesse" (advisors: H. Dehling (RUB) and R. Fried)
  • Extreme value statistics and regional frequency analysis in hydrology
  • Testing for structural breaks



  • Tutorial Extreme Value Statistics (WS 2016/17)
  • Tutorial Statistics V: Probability Theory (WS 2016/17)
  • Tutorial Multivariate Statistics (WS 2015/16)
  • Tutorial Stochastic Processes (SS 2015)
  • Seminar Asymptotic Statistics Part 2 (WS 2014/15)
  • Case Studies (SS 2014)
  • Tutorial Statistics V: Probability Theory (WS 2013/14)
  • Advanced Case Studies (WS 2013/14)


  • Axel Bücher, Paul Kinsvater and Ivan Kojadinovic. Detecting breaks in the dependence of multivariate extreme-value distributions. Extremes, vol. 20 no. 1, pages 53-89, 2017. [DOI]
  • Paul Kinsvater, Friederike Deiters and Roland Fried. Dealing with seasonal variability and inter-site dependence in regional flood frequency analysis. ArXiv:1701.06455, 2017.
  • Paul Kinsvater and Roland Fried. Conditional heavy-tail behavior with applications to precipitation and river flow extremes. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, pages 1155 -1169, 2017. [DOI]
  • Paul Kinsvater. Semi- and non-parametric flood frequency analysis. PhD thesis, TU Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany, 2016. [DOI]
  • Paul Kinsvater, Roland Fried and Jona Lilienthal. Regional Extreme Value Index Estimation and a Test of Tail Homogeneity. Environmetrics, vol. 27 no. 2, pages 103-115, 2016. Preprint: [DOI]
  • Jona Lilienthal, Paul Kinsvater and Roland Fried. On the method of probability weighted moments in regional frequency analysis. SFB 823 Discussion, vol. 63/2016, 2016. [DOI]