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On Stein's factors for Poisson approximation in Wasserstein distance

A.D. Barbour and Aihua Xia

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We provide a probabilistic proof of various Stein's factors for Poisson approximation in terms of the Wasserstein distance.

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Bernoulli, Volume 12, Number 6 (2006), 943-954.

First available in Project Euclid: 4 December 2006

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Poisson approximation Stein's factors Stein's method Wasserstein distance


Barbour, A.D.; Xia, Aihua. On Stein's factors for Poisson approximation in Wasserstein distance. Bernoulli 12 (2006), no. 6, 943--954. doi:10.3150/bj/1165269145.

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