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Probability spaces

  1. Feb 11, 2008 #1
    probability spaces!!

    given poisson distribution in the space 0,1,2,3,............ can we check if the distribution is a probability space where sigma algebra is the power set!
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  3. Feb 11, 2008 #2


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    You seem to be confused about definitions of terms: "distribution", "probability space".

    For the Poisson distribution, the Pr. space is the set of integers, where the probability of a specific integer is determined by the Poisson. Any collection of integers has a probability defined by adding up the prob. of the integers in the set. Thus the power set is the sigma algebra.
  4. Feb 12, 2008 #3
    thanks..i guess my qn was not at all specific..sorry!
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