Rejoinder to discussion of the paper “Human life is unlimited—but short”
Journal article, 2018

What can be learned from data about human survival at extreme age? In this rejoinder we give our views on some of the issues raised in the discussion of our paper Rootzén and Zholud (Extremes 20(4), 713–728, 2017).

Age-biased sampling

Jeanne Calment

62P10

Extreme human life lengths

Truncation

Censoring

Generalized Pareto distribution

Limit for human lifespan

62N01

Supercentenarians

Author

Holger Rootzen

Chalmers, Mathematical Sciences, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

University of Gothenburg

Dmitrii Zholud

Chalmers, Mathematical Sciences, Applied Mathematics and Statistics

University of Gothenburg

Extremes

1386-1999 (ISSN)

Vol. 21 3 415-424

Subject Categories

Archaeology

Human Aspects of ICT

Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified

DOI

10.1007/s10687-018-0325-9

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Latest update

12/10/2018