Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics
1996, Volume 58, Series B, Pt. 2, pp. 159--169
SOME ASPECTS OF GENERALIZED QUASI FACTORIAL SERIES DISTRIBUTIONS
KISHORE K. DAS, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology
SUMMARY. In this study we consider a class of discrete distributions, viz., generalized quasi factorial series of distributions (GQFSD's), generated by expanding suitable functions of parameters in factorial series. Well-known as well as new distributions occurring in capture-recapture analysis, ballot problems, among others, are generated from the GQFSD-family. Some applications of the GQFSD-family are cited.
AMS (1992) subject classification. 60E05, 62E15, 62P10, 62P20, 62P25, 62P99.
Key words and phrases. Generalized quasi factorial series distribution, quasi Stirling number, C-number, associated Lah number, modified Stirling number of second kind.
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