### Volume 8

n° 1 (2006), pp. 215-234author: | A Knopfmacher and H Prodinger |
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title: | The first descent in samples of geometric random variables and permutations |

keywords: | geometric random variables, permutations, descents |

abstract: | For words of length n , generated by independent geometric random variables, we study the average initial and end heights of the first descent in the word. In addition we compute the average initial and end height of
the first descent for a random permutation of n letters. |

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reference: | A Knopfmacher and H Prodinger (2006),
The first descent in samples of geometric random variables and permutations,
Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science 8, pp. 215-234 |

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