Title

Monotonicity properties of the Poisson approximation to the binomial distribution

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2020

Department

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Abstract

Certain monotonicity properties of the Poisson approximation to the binomial distribution are established. As a natural application of these results, exact (rather than approximate) tests of hypotheses on an unknown value of the parameter p of the binomial distribution are presented.

Publisher's Statement

© 2020 Elsevier B.V. Publisher’s version of record: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spl.2020.108901

Publication Title

Statistics and Probability Letters

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