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2019 Size bias for one and all
Richard Arratia, Larry Goldstein, Fred Kochman
Probab. Surveys 16: 1-61 (2019). DOI: 10.1214/13-PS221


Size bias occurs famously in waiting-time paradoxes, undesirably in sampling schemes, and unexpectedly in connection with Stein’s method, tightness, analysis of the lognormal distribution, Skorohod embedding, infinite divisibility, branching processes, and number theory. In this paper we review the basics and survey some of these unexpected connections.


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Richard Arratia. Larry Goldstein. Fred Kochman. "Size bias for one and all." Probab. Surveys 16 1 - 61, 2019.


Received: 1 August 2013; Published: 2019
First available in Project Euclid: 5 January 2019

zbMATH: 06999289
MathSciNet: MR3896143
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/13-PS221

Vol.16 • 2019
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