Accession Number:

AD0783088

Title:

Binomial Convolution Preserves Log-Concavity.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

WASHINGTON UNIV ST LOUIS MO DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

A sequence f f0, f1,... of nonnegative numbers is log-concave if ln fi is a concave function of i. If two sequences f and g are both log-concave, then so is their binomial convolution. This complements the similar, well-known result for ordinary convolution. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE