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April, 1970 Unbiased Coin Tossing with a Biased Coin
Wassily Hoeffding, Gordon Simons
Ann. Math. Statist. 41(2): 341-352 (April, 1970). DOI: 10.1214/aoms/1177697074


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.


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Wassily Hoeffding. Gordon Simons. "Unbiased Coin Tossing with a Biased Coin." Ann. Math. Statist. 41 (2) 341 - 352, April, 1970.


Published: April, 1970
First available in Project Euclid: 27 April 2007

zbMATH: 0194.49301
MathSciNet: MR285068
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/aoms/1177697074

Rights: Copyright © 1970 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Vol.41 • No. 2 • April, 1970
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