School Seminars and Colloquia

Discretized Normal Approximation

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Professor Louis H. Y. Chen


Institution: Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Date: Tue 18th March 2008
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 103, Architecture, The University of Melbourne

Abstract: By a rewriting of Stein's identity and a suitable coupling, we obtain
both uniform and non-uniform bounds for approximating in total
variation the distribution of a sum of independent integer-valued
random variables by a discretized normal distribution.

For More Information: Dr Aihua Xia xia@ms.unimelb.edu.au