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Characterization of the monotone case for a best choice problem with a random number of objects


  • Porosinski, Zdzislaw


A class of distributions of N is characterized for a full-information best choice problem with a random number of objects N for which the so-called monotone case occurs. This class is shown to be a subclass of IFR distributions.

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  • Porosinski, Zdzislaw, 2002. "Characterization of the monotone case for a best choice problem with a random number of objects," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 56(4), pages 419-423, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:56:y:2002:i:4:p:419-423

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    1. Kalashnikov, Vladimir & Konstantinides, Dimitrios, 2000. "Ruin under interest force and subexponential claims: a simple treatment," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 145-149, August.
    2. Embrechts, P. & Veraverbeke, N., 1982. "Estimates for the probability of ruin with special emphasis on the possibility of large claims," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 1(1), pages 55-72, January.
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