• Mathematics
  • Published 2013

Hypergeometric tail inequalities: ending the insanity

@inproceedings{Skala2013HypergeometricTI,
  title={Hypergeometric tail inequalities: ending the insanity},
  author={Matthew Skala},
  year={2013}
}
The hypergeometric distribution is briefly and informally surveyed, including popular notation, symmetries, and the tail inequalities $Pr[i \ge E[i]+tn] \le e^{-2t^2n}$ and $Pr[i \le E[i]-tn] \le e^{-2t^2n}$. 

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