An EPPF from independent sequences of geometric random variables
This paper considers generating exchangeable partition probability functions from an independent and identically distributed sample from a geometric distribution. We show that the model is rich and while different from exchangeable random variables based on nonparametric models, such as the Dirichlet process, both are driven by a single parameter, and hence to some extent comparable.
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Volume (Year): 82 (2012)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
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