Accession Number : AD0705556

Title :   PROBABILITY GATE STATISTICS.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Cronholm,James N.

Report Date : 03 FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A probability gate presents a fixed but controllable transmission probability p to pulses arriving at its input. This report describes some statistical properties of the transformation imposed by a gate on the input distribution of interpulse intervals. The output distribution of interpulse intervals is derived in terms of the input density and p. A simple relation is shown to hold between the moment generating functions, and the first four output moments are derived in terms of the input moments and p. Certain restrictions on the kinds of obtainable output distributions are discussed. In particular, a condition is established which specifies when the output density is a 'replica' of the input distribution. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY), PULSES), (*RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION), LABORATORY ANIMALS, PROBABILITY DENSITY FUNCTIONS, TIME, STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS, MOMENTS

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Bionics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE