Variational Inequalities for Arbitrary Multivariate Distributions
Upper bounds for the total variation distance between two arbitrary multivariate distributions are obtained in terms of the correspondingw-functions. The results extend some previous inequalities satisfied by the normal distribution. Some examples are also given.
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Volume (Year): 67 (1998)
Issue (Month): 2 (November)
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