Generating discrete analogues of continuous probability distributions-A survey of methods and constructions

  title={Generating discrete analogues of continuous probability distributions-A survey of methods and constructions},
  author={Subrata Chakraborty},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications},
  • S. Chakraborty
  • Published 5 August 2015
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications
In this paper a comprehensive survey of the different methods of generating discrete probability distributions as analogues of continuous probability distributions is presented along with their applications in construction of new discrete distributions. The methods are classified based on different criterion of discretization. 
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