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By Kai Lai Chung

ISBN-10: 0121741516

ISBN-13: 9780121741518

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For let fbj g be the countable set in the definition of X and let 3j D fω: X ω D bj g, then X belongs to the weighted partition f3j ; bj g. v. belonging to it simple. EXERCISES 1. 1. For the “direct mapping” X, which of these properties of X 1 holds? 2 PROPERTIES OF MATHEMATICAL EXPECTATION 41 2. m. 3. m. v. m. is . Can this be done in an arbitrary probability space? 4. Let  be uniformly distributed on [0,1]. f. F, define G y D supfx: F x Ä yg. f. F. 5. f. F, then F X has the uniform distribution on [0,1].

A member of B2 . ’s on , F , P . The random vector (X, Y) induces a probability on B2 as follows: 8A 2 B2 : 5 A D P f X, Y 2 Ag, the right side being an abbreviation of P fω: X ω , Y ω 2 Ag . m. of (X, Y). Let us also define, in imitation of X 1 , the inverse mapping X, Y 1 by the following formula: 8A 2 B2 : X, Y 1 A D fω: X, Y 2 Ag. 1, since the latter is actually true for a mapping of any two abstract spaces. 4. 5. v. PROOF. [f ° X, Y ] 1 B1 D X, Y 1 °f 1 B1 ² X, Y 1 B2 ² F . The last inclusion says the inverse mapping X, Y 1 carries each 2dimensional Borel set into a set in F .

The triple 1, 1 \ F , P 1 will be called the trace of , F , P on 1. Example 1. F. of . Choose any sequence of numbers fpj , j 2 Jg satisfying 2 8j 2 J: pj ½ 0; pj D 1; j2J and define a set function P on F as follows: 3 8E 2 F : P E D pj . ωj2E In words, we assign pj as the value of the “probability” of the singleton fωj g, and for an arbitrary set of ωj ’s we assign as its probability the sum of all the probabilities assigned to its elements. Clearly axioms (i), (ii), and (iii) are satisfied. m. Conversely, let any such P be given on F .

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