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Some Recent Advances with Power Series Distributions

  • S. W. Joshi
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (ASIC, volume 17)

Summary

Some recent results in power series distributions (psd’s on the following topics are discussed: (i) minimum variance unbiased estimation, (ii) elementary integral expressions for the distribution function, and (iii) sum-symmetric powers series distributions which is a multivariate extension of univariate psd’s.

Key Words

Power series distributions minimum variance unbiased estimation integral expressions distribution function tail probabilities truncated power series distributions Hermite distribution binomial distribution Poisson distribution negative binomial distribution logarithmic distribution sum-symmetric power series distributions 

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht-Holland 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. W. Joshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Texas at AustinUSA

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