A characterization of the negative binomial distribution via [alpha]-monotonicity
We obtain a characterization of the negative binomial distribution by using arguments based on power-series families of distributions for [alpha]-monotone random variables.
Volume (Year): 45 (1999)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
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