Continuity corrections for integer-valued saddlepoint approximations

Thomas Fung, John Robinson*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Continuity corrections do not always give a more accurate approximation in the tail area of integer-valued random variables. By studying the relative error, we can compare tail area approximation with and without continuity corrections.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1465-1469
Number of pages5
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2006
Externally publishedYes

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