Sufficient conditions are presented for the limiting normality of sequences of discrete random variables possessing unimodal distributions. The conditions are applied to obtain normal approximations directly for the hypergeometric distribution and the stationary distribution of a special birth-death process.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Applied Probability|
|Publication status||Published - 1986|
- birth-death process
- hypergeometric distribution
- strongly unimodal distributions