Sums of dependent Bernoulli random variables and disease clustering
AbstractWe develop new discrete distributions that describe the behavior of a sum of dependent Bernoulli random variables. These distributions are motivated by the manner in which multiple individuals with a lung disease appear to cluster within the same family. General results for these models include recursive relationships for their mass functions and moments.
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Volume (Year): 57 (2002)
Issue (Month): 4 (May)
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