, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 41–50 | Cite as

Relative information functions and their type (α, β) generalizations

  • B. D. Sharma
  • R. Autar


The concept of relative information functions by means of a functional equation under suitable boundary conditions is introduced and discussed. Further the relative information is defined in terms of these functions and this idea is extended to the new concept of relative information functions of type (α, β) (α, β>0, α≠β) and relative information of type (α,β) which are the generalizations of the earlier ones. Finally the different types of relative informations of type (α, β) are defined for bivariate distributions and the relations between them are established.


Boundary Condition Stochastic Process Probability Theory Functional Equation Economic Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. D. Sharma
    • 1
  • R. Autar
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of MathematicsUniversity of DelhiDelhi-7(India)

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