Accession Number:

AD0620291

Title:

DISTRIBUTION OF A SUM OF WAITING TIMES IN COUPON COLLECTION.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CALIF DEPT OF STATISTICS

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Report Date:

1965-08-12

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The problem of approximating the distribution of the sum of n times to collect all of M coupons is considered. The Edgeworth expansion is obtained to terms of order n to the -32 power. Tables are given for M 30, n 8, 16, and 32, of the accuracy of the Edgeworth expansion for the cumulative distribution function approximately because of discreteness .001, .01, .1, .9, .99, and .999. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE