Some Developments of the Blackwell-MacQueen Urn Scheme

  title={Some Developments of the Blackwell-MacQueen Urn Scheme},
  author={Thomas S. Ferguson},
The Blackwell-MacQueen description of sampling from a Dirichlet random distribution on an abstract space is reviewed, and extended to a general family of random discrete distributions. Results are obtained by application of Kingman’s theory of partition structures. 
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