Accession Number:

AD0736156

Title:

Confidence Region for the Parameters of the Multinomial Distribution,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CLEMSON UNIV S C DEPT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-06-15

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

When the total number of observations taken from a multinomial population with K cells, is a random variable, distributed according to the Poisson distribution, the cell frequencies are independently distributed according to the Poisson distribution. This result is used to obtain independent interval estimates of the cell probabilities. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE