The absolute continuity of a limit law for Sylvester series

Janos Galambos

Compositio Mathematica (1977)

  • Volume: 35, Issue: 2, page 125-128
  • ISSN: 0010-437X

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Galambos, Janos. "The absolute continuity of a limit law for Sylvester series." Compositio Mathematica 35.2 (1977): 125-128. <>.

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