The Annals of Mathematical Statistics

Unbiased Coin Tossing with a Biased Coin

Wassily Hoeffding and Gordon Simons

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Abstract

Procedures are exhibited and analyzed for converting a sequence of i.i.d. Bernoulli variables with unknown mean $p$ into a Bernoulli variable with mean $\frac{1}{2}$. The efficiency of several procedures is studied.

Article information

Source
Ann. Math. Statist., Volume 41, Number 2 (1970), 341-352.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 27 April 2007

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aoms/1177697074

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/aoms/1177697074

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR285068

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
0194.49301

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Citation

Hoeffding, Wassily; Simons, Gordon. Unbiased Coin Tossing with a Biased Coin. Ann. Math. Statist. 41 (1970), no. 2, 341--352. doi:10.1214/aoms/1177697074. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aoms/1177697074


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