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3.40. How does RiskSplice Work? (Technical Example)

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The help text for RiskSplice( ) says

The two pieces of the distribution will be re-weighted since the total area under the (spliced) curve still has to equal 1. Thus the probability density of any given x value in the resulting spliced distribution will probably be different from what it was in the original distribution.

How exactly does RiskSplice( ) work? How are the density functions adjusted to make the new distribution?

Please see the attached Word document for the mathematical details and a complete example.

Additional keywords: Splice

Last edited: 2015-04-23

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