IJPAM: Volume 87, No. 2 (2013)
FOR INDEPENDENT GEOMETRIC TRIALS
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
Chonburi, 20131, THAILAND
Abstract. We use the Stein-Chen method to improve the bound in [#!KP!#] to be more appropriate for the Poisson approximation to a sum of independently distributed geometric random variables.
Received: March 26, 2013
AMS Subject Classification: 62E17, 60F05, 60G50
Key Words and Phrases: distribution function, geometric random variable, Poisson approximation, Stein-Chen method
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DOI: 10.12732/ijpam.v87i2.7 How to cite this paper?
Source: International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
ISSN printed version: 1311-8080
ISSN on-line version: 1314-3395