On the Joint Distribution of Two Discrete Random Variables
AbstractLet X, Y be two discrete random variables with finite support and X≥Y. Suppose that the conditional distribution of Y given X can be factorized in a certain way. This paper provides a method of deriving the unique form of the marginal distribution of X (and hence the joint distribution of (X, Y)) when partial independence only is assumed for Y and X-Y.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 6226.
Date of creation: 1981
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Publication status: Published in Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, A (Theory and Methods) 2.Vol.32(1981): pp. 191-198
Conditional Distribution; power series distribution; binomial distribution; characterization;
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- Panaretos, John, 1982. "On Characterizing Some Discrete Distributions Using an Extension of the Rao-Rubin Theorem," MPRA Paper 6229, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Xekalaki, Evdokia & Panaretos, John, 1979. "Characterization of the Compound Poisson Distribution," MPRA Paper 6221, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Panaretos, John, 1984. "Partial Independence and Finite Distributions," MPRA Paper 6247, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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