Accession Number : AD0649090

Title :   THE MOMENTS AND CUMULANTS OF THE NUMBER OF CYCLES IN A RANDOM PERMUTATION.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Harris,B.

Report Date : NOV 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The central moments and cumulants of the number of cycles in a random permutation on n elements are obtained and their asymptotic (n approaches limit of infinity) behavior is investigated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PERMUTATIONS, PERIODIC VARIATIONS), (*COMBINATORIAL ANALYSIS, PERMUTATIONS), MOMENTS, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS, ASYMPTOTIC SERIES

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE