Accession Number : ADA182230

Title :   Some Results Concerning Random Arcs on the Circle.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Huffer,Fred W

PDF Url : ADA182230

Report Date : 11 Jun 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Random arcs having random sizes are placed on a circle. Let V be the length of the uncovered portion of the circle and G be the number of uncovered gaps on the circle. Results are presented concerning the joint moments of V and G and the conditional distribution of V given G. Keywords: Random variables; Geometrical probability; Coverage distributions.

Descriptors :   *RANDOM VARIABLES, *DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY, GEOMETRY, PROBABILITY, SIZES(DIMENSIONS), MOMENTS, COMBINATORIAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE