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On a Structural Property of Finite Distributions


  • Panaretos, John


This note is concerned with the derivation of the distribution of a random variable X in terms of the distribution of Y given X, where X, Y are discrete random variables with finite support

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  • Panaretos, John, 1982. "On a Structural Property of Finite Distributions," MPRA Paper 6242, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:6242

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    1. Panaretos, John, 1982. "On Characterizing Some Discrete Distributions Using an Extension of the Rao-Rubin Theorem," MPRA Paper 6229, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Xekalaki, Evdokia & Panaretos, John, 1979. "Characterization of the Compound Poisson Distribution," MPRA Paper 6221, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Panaretos, John, 1984. "Partial Independence and Finite Distributions," MPRA Paper 6247, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Patil and Seshadri's Theorem; finite distributions; independence;

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    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General


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