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"Traces the old improvement of the conventional legislation. moment version deals a complete therapy of the bivariate basic distribution--presenting fullyyt new fabric on general integrals, asymptotic normality, the asymptotic houses of order data, and aspect estimation and statistical intervals."

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We have not claimed to have detected all such errors, but those made between 1943 and 1969 may be cited in the Cumulative Index to "Mathematics of Computation," vols. 1 to 23. Subsequent errors, 43 44 Chapter 3 regardless of the source, are frequently reported in Mathematics of Computation. 1] Rather than attempt to describe the large choice of tables available of ¢(x), ~(x), Z , a ~(x), derivatives of Mills' ratio R(x), and so on, we shall list a few of the more accessible sources, concentrating on recent sources, and including a cross section of American, British, Russian, Indian, and Japanese tables.

3), 2 This family has been studied in connection with some tests of normality, and of robustness. 5 COMPOUND AND MIXED NORMAL DISTRIBUTION The term mixture of normal distributions has been used in two different senses by different writers. 1], a mixture is formed when one or both parameters of the normal distribution are continuous random variables. 2]). Studies of compound normal distributions in this sense go back to Karl Pearson (1894); the pair (ll,cr) may be thought of as being sampled from a multinomial distribution.

I = n = In 0. Infinitely Divisible Distributions (Feller, 1966, pp. 173-176; Fisz, 1962; Lukacs, 1970, chap. 5). A distribution G is an infinitely divisible distribution (IDD) if for each n it can be n represented as the distribution of the sum Sn = L 1= 1 X. of n iid 1 Some Basic and ~[iscellaneous Results 29 random variables with common distribution Gn ; all stable distributions are IOO (Feller, 1966, p. 173). 2 The normal distribution F(-;11,O' ) is IOO \vith G as the common n 2 N(11/ n ,O' /n) distribution.

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