Accession Number : AD0651148


Title :   OPTIMAL REPRESENTATION OF A FUNCTION AS A LINEAR COMBINATION OF FUNCTIONS,


Corporate Author : BOEING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LABS SEATTLE WASH MATHEMATICS RESEARCH LAB


Personal Author(s) : Marsaglia,George


Report Date : MAR 1967


Pagination or Media Count : 14


Abstract : This paper discusses the approximation of a given density function g(x) with a linear combination of densities f sub one (x), f sub two (x), ..., f sub n (x) in such a way that the approximation has maximum area but always lies below the given function.


Descriptors :   (*FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), OPTIMIZATION), EQUATIONS, MONTE CARLO METHOD, PROBABILITY, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), ALGORITHMS, LINEAR PROGRAMMING, RANDOM VARIABLES


Subject Categories : STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE