Precise asymptotics for a series of T. L. Lai
Author:
Aurel Spataru
Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 132 (2004), 33873395
MSC (2000):
Primary 60G50, 60E15
Published electronically:
June 21, 2004
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Abstract: Let be i.i.d. random variables with , and set . We prove that, for
under the assumption that and Necessary and sufficient conditions for the convergence of the sum above were established by Lai (1974).
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Aurel Spataru
Affiliation:
Institute of Mathematical Statistics and Applied Mathematics, Romanian Academy, Calea 13 Septembrie.13, 76100 Bucharest, Romania
Email:
aspataru@pcnet.ro
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002993904075240
PII:
S 00029939(04)075240
Keywords:
Tail probabilities of sums of i.i.d. random variables,
moderate deviations,
Lai law
Received by editor(s):
August 1, 2003
Published electronically:
June 21, 2004
Communicated by:
Richard C. Bradley
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