What Is the Difference between Gamma and Gaussian Distributions?

Affiliation(s)

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia.

Abstract

An inequality describing the difference between Gamma and Gaussian distributions is derived. The asymptotic bound is much better than by existing uniform bound from Berry-Esseen inequality.

Keywords

Gamma Distribution; Gaussian Distribution; Berry-Esseen Inequality; Characteristic Function

Gamma Distribution; Gaussian Distribution; Berry-Esseen Inequality; Characteristic Function

Cite this paper

X. Hu, "What Is the Difference between Gamma and Gaussian Distributions?,"*Applied Mathematics*, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 285-289. doi: 10.4236/am.2013.42043.

X. Hu, "What Is the Difference between Gamma and Gaussian Distributions?,"

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