By Kai Lai Chung

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1 = (-00, +00), -t5 the collection of intervals of the form (a, b]. -00 < a < b < +00. The field 930 generated by {ff' consists of finite unions of disjoint sets of the form (a, b], (-00, a] or (b, 00) The Euclidean B F @1 on @1 is the B F generated by or 330 . 3 1 will be called a (linear) Borel set when there is no danger of ambiguity. I) = +00 so that m is not a finite measure but it is a-finite on £130 , namely: there eXIsts a sequence of sets Ell E Y':Io, En t 91 1 WIth m(En) < 00 for each n.

If j ranges over a finite index set, the partition is called finite and the r. v. belonging to it simple. EXERCISES 1. 1. For the "direct mapping" X, which of these properties of X-I holds? 2 PROPERTIES OF MATHEMATICAL EXPECTATION I 41 2. m. *3. m. v. m. ,. Can this be done in an arbitrary probability space? *4. Let e be uniformly distributed on [0,1]. For each dJ. F, define G(y) = sup{x: F(x) :s y}. Then G(e) has the dJ. F. *5. Suppose X has the continuous dJ. F, then F(X) has the uniform distribution on [0,1].

Let Q be the space of natural numbers. For each E C Q let N n (E) be the cardinality of the set E I I [0, n] and let {{ be the collection of E's for which the following limit exists: ' Nil (E) l 1m . Il~OO n ,7> is finitely additive on (? and is called the "asymptotic density" of E. Let E = {all odd integers}, F = {all odd integers in. [2 2n ,22n+l] and all even integers in [22n+1, 22n+2] for 11 ::: OJ. Show that E E (f, F E -0, but E n F t/: {f. Hence (:' is not a field. 2 PROBABILITY MEASURES AND THEIR DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS I 25 3.

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