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Partitioning General Probability Measures
The Annals of Probability
  • Theodore P. Hill, Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus
Publication Date
4-1-1987
Abstract
Suppose μ1, ..., μn are probability measures on the same measurable space (Ω, F). Then if all atoms of each μi have mass α or less, there is a measurable partition A1,..., An of Ω so that μi(Ai) ≥ Vn(α) for all i = 1, ... , n, where Vn(•) is an explicitly given piecewise linear nonincreasing continuous function on [0, 1]. Moreover, the bound Vn(α) is attained for all n and all α. Applications are given to L1 spaces, to statistical decision theory, and to the classical nonatomic case.
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Citation Information
Theodore P. Hill. "Partitioning General Probability Measures" The Annals of Probability Vol. 15 Iss. 2 (1987) p. 804 - 813
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/tphill/21/