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Characterization of Discrete Random Vectors by Conditional Expectations


  • Mari­n, J.
  • Ruiz, J. M.
  • Zoroa, P.


For given real and monotone functionshi's, we obtain the necessary and sufficient conditions in order that any n-valuated function[Psi](x) be the conditional expectationE(h(X)/X>x) of a discrete random vectorX, whereh(X) denotes the random vector (h1(X1), ..., hn(Xn)).

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  • Mari­n, J. & Ruiz, J. M. & Zoroa, P., 1996. "Characterization of Discrete Random Vectors by Conditional Expectations," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 58(1), pages 82-95, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jmvana:v:58:y:1996:i:1:p:82-95

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    1. Milenko Bernadic & José Candel, 2012. "The doubly truncated function of indices on discrete distributions," Statistical Papers, Springer, vol. 53(1), pages 177-193, February.


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