Accession Number : AD0763714

Title :   Total Positivity Properties of Generating Functions.

Descriptive Note : Statistical rept.,

Corporate Author : FLORIDA STATE UNIV TALLAHASSEE DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Abdel-Hameed,Mohamed ; Proschan,Frank

Report Date : JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Keilson (1972) obtained total positivity properties of order 2 for generating functions corresponding to real masses on the nonnegative integers. In this note, it is shown that similar total positivity properties actually hold for each positive integer order.

Descriptors :   (*STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS)), MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), INEQUALITIES, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE