Accession Number : AD0622885

Title :   ON A CHARACTERIZATION OF THE POISSON DISTRIBUTION,

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN STATE UNIV EAST LANSING

Personal Author(s) : Rao,C. Radhakrishna ; Rubin,Herman

Report Date : SEP 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The paper considers a special model where an original observation from a discrete distribution is subject to damage according to binomial probability law. Based on such a model for the resulting observation a characterization of the Poisson distribution is obtained. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS, THEOREMS), PROBABILITY, BINOMIALS, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, MODEL THEORY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE