Taiwanese Journal of Mathematics
- Taiwanese J. Math.
- Advance publication (2020), 30 pages.
On Binomial and Poisson Sums Arising from the Displacement of Randomly Placed Sensors
We re-visit the asymptotics of a binomial and a Poisson sum which arose as (average) displacement costs when moving randomly placed sensors to anchor positions. The first-order asymptotics of these sums were derived in several stages in a series of recent papers. In this paper, we give a unified approach based on the classical Laplace method with which one can also derive more terms in the asymptotic expansions. Moreover, in a special case, full asymptotic expansions can be given which even hold as identities. This will be proved by a combinatorial approach and systematic ways of computing all coefficients of these identities will be discussed as well.
Taiwanese J. Math., Advance publication (2020), 30 pages.
First available in Project Euclid: 28 May 2020
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Fuchs, Michael; Kao, Louis; Wu, Wan-Zhen. On Binomial and Poisson Sums Arising from the Displacement of Randomly Placed Sensors. Taiwanese J. Math., advance publication, 28 May 2020. doi:10.11650/tjm/200503. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.twjm/1590652820