Some properties and inequalities related to the kth inverse moment of a positive binomial variate

 We present some known properties of bk(n, p) the kth inverse moment of a positive binomial variate. Additional properties of this function and new bounds are derived. Keywords:  Probability, statistics, life contingencies, Bernstein polynomials.

Main Authors: Arias López, Rodrigo, Garrido, José
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/matematica/article/view/200
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/12840
Summary:  We present some known properties of bk(n, p) the kth inverse moment of a positive binomial variate. Additional properties of this function and new bounds are derived. Keywords:  Probability, statistics, life contingencies, Bernstein polynomials.