Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics

1996, Volume 58, Series A, Pt. 2, pp. 243--251

A GENERALISED POLYA-EGGENBERGER MODEL GENERATING VARIOUS DISCRETE PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS

By

KANWAR SEN, Delhi University

and

A. MISRA, Patna University

SUMMARY.  A generalised Polya-Eggenberger model has been obtained which generates a number of discrete probability distributions as its particular cases. A recurrence relation among the moments of the model has been obtained and hence first two moments have been found.

AMS (1980) subject classification. Primary 60E05, secondary 60C05.

Key words and phrases. Generalised model, lattice paths, generating distributions, moments.

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