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2010 A Species Sampling Model with Finitely Many Types
Alexander Gnedin
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Electron. Commun. Probab. 15: 79-88 (2010). DOI: 10.1214/ECP.v15-1532


A two-parameter family of exchangeable partitions with a simple updating rule is introduced. The partition is identified with a randomized version of a standard symmetric Dirichlet species-sampling model with finitely many types. A power-like distribution for the number of types is derived.


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Alexander Gnedin. "A Species Sampling Model with Finitely Many Types." Electron. Commun. Probab. 15 79 - 88, 2010.


Accepted: 7 February 2010; Published: 2010
First available in Project Euclid: 6 June 2016

zbMATH: 1202.60056
MathSciNet: MR2606505
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/ECP.v15-1532

Primary: 60G09
Secondary: 60C05

Keywords: exchangeability , Gibbs partition , succession rule

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