IJPAM: Volume 91, No. 2 (2014)
DISTRIBUTION TO APPROXIMATE THE NEGATIVE
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
Chonburi, 20131, THAILAND
Abstract. We give an improved negative binomial distribution with parameters and for approximating the negative hypergeometric distribution with parameters , and , where . The improved approximation is more accurate than the negative binomial approximation when is sufficiently large.
Received: November 22, 2013
AMS Subject Classification: 62E17, 60F05
Key Words and Phrases: negative binomial approximation, negative binomial probability function, negative hypergeometric probability function
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DOI: 10.12732/ijpam.v91i2.9 How to cite this paper?
Source: International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
ISSN printed version: 1311-8080
ISSN on-line version: 1314-3395