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Formally a Bernoulli scheme with parameter p, 0 < p < 1, is a sequence E 1 , E 2 , . . of stochastically independent equiprobable events with P(E 1 ) = p. © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 F. Biagini and M. 1 A concrete example for which one can use as a model a Bernoulli scheme with p = 21 is a sequence of throws of a symmetric coin, where E i is the event that one gets head at the ith throw. 3 Binomial Distribution Given a Bernoulli scheme (E i )i∈N with P(E i ) = p, let Sn the random number of successes in the first n trials.

N −1 N N −1 N N Here P(E 1 ) and P(E 2 ) are both equal to HN and P(E 1 ), P(E 2 ) are negatively correlated, as H −1 H P(E 2 |E 1 ) = < = P(E 2 ) N −1 N if 0 < H < N . We say that two events are stochastically independent if P(E 1 E 2 ) = P(E 1 )P(E 2 ) . When P(E 1 ) > 0 and P(E 2 ) > 0 this definition coincides with non-correlation. 10 Correlation Between Events 19 P(E 1 E 2 ) ≤ P(E 1 ) ∧ P(E 2 ) = 0. The definition of stochastic independence extends to the case of an arbitrary number of events.

Favorable cases correspond to those sequences that have a white ball at the ith place. This ball can be chosen in H ways. The remaining balls form a sequence of lenght n − 1 of distinct elements from a set of N − 1 elements. Therefore N −1 H Dn−1 f avorable cases H = = P(E i ) = N possible cases Dn N and P(X ) = n H . 7 Independence of Partitions Two partitions H = (H1 , . . , Hm ), L = (L 1 , . . , L n ) are said to be stochastically independent if for every i, j with 1 ≤ i ≤ m, 1 ≤ j ≤ n P Hi L j = P (Hi ) P L j .

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