L lyann May 2010 7 0 May 29, 2010 #1 I have been very stuck with this problem. tv(d) is non central t distribution with v degrees of freedom and non centrality parameter d show for fixed x, P[|tv(d)|>x] is strictly increasing in |d|

I have been very stuck with this problem. tv(d) is non central t distribution with v degrees of freedom and non centrality parameter d show for fixed x, P[|tv(d)|>x] is strictly increasing in |d|

Anonymous1 Nov 2009 517 130 Big Red, NY May 30, 2010 #2 Hi, Chernoff's (or maybe Chebychev's) inequality will help you here. Reactions: lyann

L lyann May 2010 7 0 May 30, 2010 #3 yes, this looks a little bit like a chebychev's inequality but I don't see putting a bound on the function is gong to help proving it is increasing in |d|.

yes, this looks a little bit like a chebychev's inequality but I don't see putting a bound on the function is gong to help proving it is increasing in |d|.