Accession Number : AD0655118

Title :   DISTRIBUTIONS DETERMINED BY CUTTING A SIMPLEX WITH HYPERPLANES.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MASS DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Dempster,A. P. ; Kleyle,Robert

Report Date : 15 MAY 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : A geometric derivation is given for the probability that a uniformly distributed random point in a simplex shall be on one side of a given hyperplane. The argument extends directly to several hyperplanes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS), PROBABILITY, RANDOM VARIABLES, EXPONENTIAL FUNCTIONS, THEOREMS, MATHEMATICS

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE