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Negative dependence in the balls and bins experiment with applications to order statistics

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  • Hu, Taizhong
  • Xie, Chaode
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    Dependence properties of occupancy numbers in the balls and bins experiment are studied. Applying such properties, we investigate further dependence structures of order statistics X1:n[less-than-or-equals, slant]X2:n[less-than-or-equals, slant]...[less-than-or-equals, slant]Xn:n of n independent random variables X1,X2,...,Xn with possibly different distributions. For 1[less-than-or-equals, slant]i s} or {Xi:n[less-than-or-equals, slant]s} then is decreasing in i for fixed s. It is also shown that in this situation, if each random variable Xk has a continuous distribution function and if Ai,s is either {Xi-1:n

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Multivariate Analysis.

    Volume (Year): 97 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 6 (July)
    Pages: 1342-1354

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jmvana:v:97:y:2006:i:6:p:1342-1354
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