Localized large sums of random variables

Kevin Ford, Gérald Tenenbaum

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We study large partial sums, localized with respect to the sums of variances, of a sequence of centered random variables. An application is given to the distribution of prime factors of typical integers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)84-89
Number of pages6
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008


  • Prime divisors
  • Sums of random variables

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty


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