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On a characterization of symmetric stable processes

  • B. L. S. Prakasa Rao
  • B. Ramachandran
Research Papers


A characterization theorem for symmetric stable processes is proved, extending earlier results of Lukacs and Dugue on characterization of symmetric stable distributions and Gaussian distributions, respectively, using a theorem due to Deny on the convolution equation μ=μ * σ.

AMS (1980) subject classification

Primary 60E07 Secondary 39B70 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. L. S. Prakasa Rao
    • 1
  • B. Ramachandran
    • 1
  1. 1.Indian Statistical InstituteNew DelhiIndia

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