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A triptych of discrete distributions related to the stable law

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    We derive useful distributional representations for three discrete laws: the discrete stable distribution of Steutel and Van Harn, the discrete Linnik distribution introduced by Pakes, and a distribution of Sibuya. These representations may be used to obtain simple uniformly fast random variate generators.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Statistics & Probability Letters.

    Volume (Year): 18 (1993)
    Issue (Month): 5 (December)
    Pages: 349-351

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:18:y:1993:i:5:p:349-351

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    Keywords: Discrete stable distribution random variate generation distribution theory Linnik's distribution;

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