The asymptotic hazard rate of sums of discrete random variables

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Abstract

We show that the asymptotic hazard rate of the sum of discrete random variables is dominated by the smallest asymptotic failure rate of the summands.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-173
Number of pages3
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Volume125
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2017

Keywords

  • Hazard rates
  • Tail asymptotics

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