# Expansions for Repeated Integrals of Products with Applications to the Multivariate Normal

Christopher S. Withers; Saralees Nadarajah

ESAIM: Probability and Statistics (2011)

- Volume: 15, page 340-357
- ISSN: 1292-8100

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topWithers, Christopher S., and Nadarajah, Saralees. "Expansions for Repeated Integrals of Products with Applications to the Multivariate Normal." ESAIM: Probability and Statistics 15 (2011): 340-357. <http://eudml.org/doc/277137>.

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abstract = {We extend Leibniz' rule for repeated derivatives of a product to multivariate integrals of a product. As an application we obtain expansions for P(a < Y < b) for Y ~ Np(0,V) and for repeated integrals of the density of Y. When V−1y > 0 in R3 the expansion for P(Y < y) reduces to one given by [H. Ruben J. Res. Nat. Bureau Stand. B 68 (1964) 3–11]. in terms of the moments of Np(0,V−1). This is shown to be a special case of an expansion in terms of the multivariate Hermite polynomials. These are given explicitly.},

author = {Withers, Christopher S., Nadarajah, Saralees},

journal = {ESAIM: Probability and Statistics},

keywords = {asymptotic expansion; Leibniz' rule; repeated integrals of products; multivariate Hermite polynomials; multivariate normal; Leibniz rule},

language = {eng},

pages = {340-357},

publisher = {EDP-Sciences},

title = {Expansions for Repeated Integrals of Products with Applications to the Multivariate Normal},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/277137},

volume = {15},

year = {2011},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Withers, Christopher S.

AU - Nadarajah, Saralees

TI - Expansions for Repeated Integrals of Products with Applications to the Multivariate Normal

JO - ESAIM: Probability and Statistics

PY - 2011

PB - EDP-Sciences

VL - 15

SP - 340

EP - 357

AB - We extend Leibniz' rule for repeated derivatives of a product to multivariate integrals of a product. As an application we obtain expansions for P(a < Y < b) for Y ~ Np(0,V) and for repeated integrals of the density of Y. When V−1y > 0 in R3 the expansion for P(Y < y) reduces to one given by [H. Ruben J. Res. Nat. Bureau Stand. B 68 (1964) 3–11]. in terms of the moments of Np(0,V−1). This is shown to be a special case of an expansion in terms of the multivariate Hermite polynomials. These are given explicitly.

LA - eng

KW - asymptotic expansion; Leibniz' rule; repeated integrals of products; multivariate Hermite polynomials; multivariate normal; Leibniz rule

UR - http://eudml.org/doc/277137

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