Accession Number : AD0649094

Title :   TOTAL POSITIVITY OF SOME FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH MARKOV BRANCHING PROCESSES.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Wang,P. C.-C. ; Bharucha-Reid,A. T.

Report Date : OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Total positivity of the transition probabilities P sub ij(t) in the variables i and j implies the total positivity of the generating function F sub i(s,t) in the variables i and s. The converse is also considered. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, REAL VARIABLES), STATISTICAL PROCESSES, FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS)

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE