Advances in Decision Sciences

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Volume 1 |Article ID 343067 | https://doi.org/10.1155/S1173912697000138

Anwar H. Joarder, Munir Mahmood, "Classroom note: An inductive derivation of Stirling numbers of the second kind and their applications in statistics", Advances in Decision Sciences, vol. 1, Article ID 343067, 7 pages, 1997. https://doi.org/10.1155/S1173912697000138

Classroom note: An inductive derivation of Stirling numbers of the second kind and their applications in statistics

Abstract

An inductive method has been presented for finding Stirling numbers of the second kind. Applications to some discrete probability distributions for finding higher order moments have been discussed.

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