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|Series||Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society ;, no. 114|
|LC Classifications||QA3 .A57 no. 114, QA241.7 .A57 no. 114|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||102|
|LC Control Number||75029126|
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Get this from a library. Mixing sequences of random variables and probabilistic number theory. [Walter Philipp] -- The author gives a solution to the central limit problem and proves several forms of the iterated logarithm theorem and the results are then applied to the following branches of number theory.
Mixing Sequences of Random Variables and Probabilistic Number Theory. Providence: American Mathematical Society, © Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Walter Philipp.
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Theoremis, by basic probability theory, equivalent to the fact that the sequence (N) converges in law to a standard normal random variable.
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This chapter gives a synoptic view of limit theorems for Maximal Random Sums. The obtained results are not only of theoretical interest but are also very important in various applications, in the theory of Markov chains, in sequential analysis, in random walk problems, in connection with Monte Carlo methods, and in the theory of queues.This book offers a superb overview of limit theorems and probability inequalities for sums of independent random variables.
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