On Characterizing Some Discrete Distributions Using an Extension of the Rao-Rubin Theorem
In a recent paper, Shanbhag (1977) uses an elementary approach from renewal theory to give an extension of a characterization of the Poisson law by Rao-Rubin (1964). In the present paper, a variant of Shanbhag's result is introduced. Using Shanbhag's and this result, several characterizations of truncated and untruncated distributions are obtained
|Date of creation:||1982|
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|Publication status:||Published in Sankhya, The Indian Journal of Statistics, Series A 3.Vol. 4(1982): pp. 415-422|
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