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Re: approximation for partitial binomial sum

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  • Subject: [mg36381] Re: [mg36239] approximation for partitial binomial sum
  • From: Constantine <celster at cs.technion.ac.il>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2002 02:56:37 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi.
I want to get some F and R such that:

F[n,p] + R[n,p] =  Sum[Binomial[n,k] p^(n-k) (1-p)^k, {k, 0, Floor[n/2] - 1}],
when F[n,p] is an approximation to the sum and the R is the remaining error.

Thanks in advance for any hint.
Constantine.

At 06:34 AM 8/28/2002 -0400, you wrote:

>In a message dated 8/28/02 4:44:13 AM, celster at cs.technion.ac.il writes:
>
>
>>I'm looking for a way of finding the approximation for partitial binomial 
>>sum.
>>I'll be pleasant for any hint..
>
>
>Use the standard add-on package Statistics`NonlinearFit` to do a 
>NonlinearFit to whatever model you want to use for the approximation.
>
>
>Bob Hanlon
>Chantilly, VA  USA

Constantine Elster
Computer Science Dept.
Technion I.I.T.
Office: Taub 411
Tel: +972 4 8294375



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