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New Distribution?

  1. Mar 27, 2009 #1
    Can anyone point me to a good, comprehensive list of discrete probability distributions? I was working on a hobby problem a while back, and I think I came up with a new one. I ran it by one of my old probability theory teachers, who said that he thought he had seen something like it, but couldn't remember where.

    If I can't find it anywhere, should I write a short paper on it? How else could I find out if 'my' distribution has already been worked on before?
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  3. Mar 27, 2009 #2
    Why don't you give us the distribution? I don't think people will care if you found a new distribution unless you have a good reason for them to care about. I doubt writing a paper would be a good idea in that case.
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