IJPAM: Volume 84, No. 4 (2013)
FOR INDEPENDENT GEOMETRIC VARIABLES
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
Chonburi, 20131, THAILAND
Abstract. The Stein-Chen method is used to improve the bound in  to be more appropriate for measuring the accuracy of Poisson approximation with mean λ=Σi=1nqi for a sum of independently distributed geometric random variables.
Received: January 16, 2013
AMS Subject Classification: 62E17, 60F05, 60G50
Key Words and Phrases: distribution function, geometric random variable, negative binomial distribution, Poisson approximation, Stein-Chen method
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DOI: 10.12732/ijpam.v84i4.11 How to cite this paper?
Source: International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
ISSN printed version: 1311-8080
ISSN on-line version: 1314-3395