Polynomials that arise in a Polya Urn gambling game

dc.contributor.committeeChairMartin, Clyde F.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberNeusel, Mara D.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberSun, Shan
dc.creatorHanlon, Bret M.
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-14T23:10:26Z
dc.date.available2011-02-19T00:24:21Z
dc.date.available2016-11-14T23:10:26Z
dc.date.issued2005-05
dc.degree.departmentMathematicsen_US
dc.description.abstractA gambling game based on the Polya urn process is discussed. Working with the expected value of the game produces an interesting sum. The main result of the paper is this sum is a polynomial with degree equal to the initial number of balls in the urn.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2346/21543en_US
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherTexas Tech Universityen_US
dc.rights.availabilityUnrestricted.
dc.subjectGambling theoryen_US
dc.subjectPolya urnen_US
dc.titlePolynomials that arise in a Polya Urn gambling game
dc.typeThesis

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