Accession Number : AD0250451

Title :   ASYMPTOTIC METHODS OF EVALUATING THE INTEGRAL FROM A TO OO OF F(X) DX

Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT CHAPEL HILL DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : RICHARDSON, WYMAN

Report Date : MAY 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : METHODS FOR EVALUATING AN INTEGRAL FROM SOME POINT, A, TO INFINITY, OFA KNOWN FUNCTION, F, ARE GIVEN. THE METHODS CONSIDERED LEAD TO APPROXIMATIONS THAT GET INCREASINGLY ACCURATE AS A APPROACHES INFINITY, SOTHEY ARE ESPECIALLY APPLICABLE TO THE TAIL OF A DISTRIBUTION. THE METHODS CAN BE APPLIED TO THE USUAL LEVELS OF UNTABULATED DISTRIBUTIONS AND TO EXTREME LEVELS OF THE COMMON DISTRIBUTIONS

Descriptors :   *INTEGRALS, *STATISTICAL PROCESSES, DISTRIBUTION, PROBABILITY.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE