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Limit Theorems for a Generalized Feller Game

  • Keisuke Matsumoto (a1) and Toshio Nakata (a1)

Abstract

In this paper we study limit theorems for the Feller game which is constructed from one-dimensional simple symmetric random walks, and corresponds to the St. Petersburg game. Motivated by a generalization of the St. Petersburg game which was investigated by Gut (2010), we generalize the Feller game by introducing the parameter α. We investigate limit distributions of the generalized Feller game corresponding to the results of Gut. Firstly, we give the weak law of large numbers for α=1. Moreover, for 0<α≤1, we have convergence in distribution to a stable law with index α. Finally, some limit theorems for a polynomial size and a geometric size deviation are given.

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Postal address: Department of Mathematics, Fukuoka University of Education, Akama-Bunkyomachi, Munakata, Fukuoka, 811-4192, Japan.
∗∗ Email address: mk234704@goo.jp
∗∗∗ Email address: nakata@fukuoka-edu.ac.jp

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