An urn model of Diaconis

D. Siegmund*, B. Yakir

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An urn model of Diaconis and some generalizations are discussed. A convergence theorem is proved that implies for Diaconis' model that the empirical distribution of balls in the urn converges with probability one to the uniform distribution.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)2036-2042
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Probability
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2005


  • Almost supermartingale
  • Fixed point
  • Urn model


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