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Steffen Betsch M.Sc.

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    Institute of Stochastics
    Englerstr. 2
    D-76128 Karlsruhe


  • S. Betsch, G. Last (2021), "On the uniqueness of Gibbs distributions with a non-negative and subcritical pair potential", Preprint.
  • S. Betsch, B. Ebner, F. Nestmann (2020), "Characterizations of non-normalized discrete probability distributions and their application in statistics", Preprint.
  • J.S. Allison, S. Betsch, B. Ebner, I.J.H. Visagie (2019), "New weighted L^2-type tests for the inverse Gaussian distribution", Preprint.

Publications in refereed journals

  • S. Betsch, B. Ebner, B. Klar (2021), "Minimum L^q-distance estimators for non-normalized parametric models", The Canadian Journal of Statistics, Volume 49, Issue 2, pages 514-548, Link.
  • S. Betsch, B. Ebner (2021), "Fixed point characterizations of continuous univariate probability distributions and their applications", Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Volume 73, Issue 1, pages 31-59, Link.
  • S. Betsch, B. Ebner (2020), "Testing normality via a distributional fixed point property in the Stein characterization", TEST, Volume 29, Issue 1, pages 105-138, Link.
  • S. Betsch, B. Ebner (2019), "A new characterization of the Gamma distribution and associated goodness-of-fit tests", Metrika, Volume 82, Issue 7, pages 779-806, Link.


  • S. Betsch (2019), "A new method for the estimation of distribution functions in parametric models", Proceedings of the 21st European Young Statisticians meeting, Link.

Conferences and workshops

Software Packages

  • S. Betsch, L. Butsch, B. Ebner (2020) gofgamma: Goodness-of-Fit Tests for the Gamma Distribution. R package version 1.0, Link.
Current List of Courses
Semester Titel Typ
Winter Semester 2021/22 Lecture
Summer Semester 2021 Lecture
Winter Semester 2020/21 Lecture
Summer Semester 2020 Lecture
Winter Semester 2019/20 Lecture