Exact Kolmogorov and total variation distances between some familiar discrete distributions
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We give exact closed-form expressions for the Kolmogorov and the total variation distances between Poisson, binomial, and negative binomial distributions with different parameters. In the Poisson case, such expressions are related with the Lambert Open image in new window function.
KeywordsTotal Variation Binomial Distribution Variation Distance Negative Binomial Distribution Discrete Distribution
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