Campus Units

Mathematics

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

Fall 2013

Journal or Book Title

Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences

Volume

25

Issue

2

First Page

195

Last Page

212

DOI

10.35834/mjms/1384266204

Abstract

We define the notion of the bias of a Bernoulli random variable and demonstrate its relationship to the property that the mod-2 sum of independent variables converges to a fair coin-toss. We then explore generalizations of these ideas to random walks on a finite cyclic group.

Comments

This article is published as Bergman, Clifford, and Sunder Sethuraman. "Measuring Bias in Cyclic Random Walks." Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences 25, no. 2 (2013): 195-212. DOI: 10.35834/mjms/1384266204. Posted with permission.


Copyright Owner

Central Missouri State University, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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