An integrated lack of memory characterization of the exponential distribution

  • E. Grosswald
  • Samuel Kotz
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Summary

In this note a charactrization of the exponential distribution is discussed based on yet another extension of the lack of memory property. The result was motivated by a functional equation appearing in Ahsannulah [1], [3]

Key word

Exponential distribution geometric distribution characterization lack of memory replacement procedures hazard rate Fourier-Laplace transform 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Grosswald
    • 1
    • 2
  • Samuel Kotz
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Temple UniversityTampleUSA
  2. 2.University of MarylandUSA

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