6. Sooner/Later Run Occurrences

  1. N. Balakrishnan and
  2. Markos V. Koutras

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150467.ch6

Runs and Scans with Applications

Runs and Scans with Applications

How to Cite

Balakrishnan, N. and Koutras, M. V. (2001) Sooner/Later Run Occurrences, in Runs and Scans with Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150467.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471248927

Online ISBN: 9781118150467



  • sooner/later run occurrences;
  • distribution function;
  • asymptotics;
  • Markov-dependent trials;
  • binary sequence


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • I.I.D. Trials — Sooner/Later Geometric Distributions of Order (κ1, κ2)

  • Markov-Dependent Trials — Sooner/Later Markov-Geometric Distribution of Order (κ1, κ2)

  • Binary Sequence of Order l — Extended Sooner/Later Geometric Distribution of Order (κ1, κ2)

  • Conditional Distribution

  • Other Related Distributions

  • Miscellanea