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Major alterations during this variation contain the substitution of probabilistic arguments for combinatorial artifices, and the addition of latest sections on branching approaches, Markov chains, and the De Moivre-Laplace theorem.

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6. 2 and r = 1, 2, 3, 4 (from light to darker shades of grey), as well as the densities γ1,r of the gamma distributions (on an adjusted scale). 13. model of the r th random time point. ) Obviously, ( , F ) = (]0, ∞[, B[0,∞[ ) is an appropriate event space. Which probability measure P describes the distribution of the r th random point? For this P, the number P(]0, t]) is the probability that the r th claim arrives no later than t, in other words the probability of at least r claims in ]0, t]. In view of our Poisson assumption on the number of claims, we are thus led to the formula P(]0, t]) = 1 − Pαt ({0, .

T 0 αr x r−1 e−αx d x ; (r − 1)! the last equality is obtained by differentiating with respect to t. 31) tells us that the P we are looking for is exactly the probability measure on ]0, ∞[ with the Lebesgue density γα,r (x) = αr x r−1 e−αx /(r − 1)! To check that γα,r is indeed a probability density, one can use Euler’s gamma function (r ) = ∞ 0 y r−1 e−y dy , r > 0. Clearly, (1) = 1, and by partial integration one obtains the well-known recursive formula (r + 1) = r (r ). In particular, for r ∈ N one finds (r ) = (r − 1)!

N } again denotes the family of (labels of) balls of colour a. For every k ∈ , the set {T = k} contains as many elements as the product set {ω˜ a ⊂ Fa : |ω˜ a | = ka } , a∈E since the mapping ω˜ → (ω˜ ∩ Fa )a∈E is a bijection between these sets. Consequently, Na N we deduce that P(T = k) = a∈E ka n . E, Definition. Let E be a finite set (with at least two elements), N = (Na )a∈E ∈ Z+ N = a∈E Na , and n ≥ 1. Then the probability measure Hn, N on ( , P( )) with density Hn, N ({k}) = Na a∈E ka N n , k∈ , is called the (general) hypergeometric distribution with parameters n and N .

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