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A note on the Borel-Cantelli lemma


  • Petrov, Valentin V.


A generalization of the Erdös-Rényi formulation of the Borel-Cantelli lemma is obtained.

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  • Petrov, Valentin V., 2002. "A note on the Borel-Cantelli lemma," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 58(3), pages 283-286, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:58:y:2002:i:3:p:283-286

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    1. Benoit Mandelbrot, 2015. "The Variation of Certain Speculative Prices," World Scientific Book Chapters,in: THE WORLD SCIENTIFIC HANDBOOK OF FUTURES MARKETS, chapter 3, pages 39-78 World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
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    1. Chandra, Tapas Kumar, 2008. "The Borel-Cantelli lemma under dependence conditions," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 78(4), pages 390-395, March.
    2. Frolov, Andrei N., 2012. "Bounds for probabilities of unions of events and the Borel–Cantelli lemma," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 82(12), pages 2189-2197.
    3. Xie, Yuquan, 2008. "A bilateral inequality on the Borel-Cantelli Lemma," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 78(14), pages 2052-2057, October.
    4. Stepanov, Alexei, 2014. "On the use of the Borel–Cantelli lemma in Markov chains," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 90(C), pages 149-154.
    5. Petrov, Valentin V., 2004. "A generalization of the Borel-Cantelli Lemma," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 67(3), pages 233-239, April.


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