By Kai Lai Chung

ISBN-10: 0121741516

ISBN-13: 9780121741518

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As deﬁned in Chapter 1. First of all, F is increasing by property (viii) of the measure. Next, if xn # x, then Ixn # Ix , hence we have by (ix) F xn D 6 Ixn # Ix D F x . Hence F is right continuous. ] Similarly as x # 1, Ix # ∅; as x " C1, Ix " R1 . Hence it follows from (ix) again that lim F x D lim Ix D ∅ D 0; lim F x D lim Ix D D 1. f. The relations in (5) follow easily from the following complement to (4): 1, x DF x To see this let xn < x and xn " x. 1 1, xn . 1, x , we have by (ix): " 1, x .

Take D Rn or a separable metric space in Exercise 10 and let D be the class of all open sets. Let H be a class of real-valued functions on satisfying the following conditions. 2 PROBABILITY MEASURES AND THEIR DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS 21 (c) H is closed with respect to increasing limits of positive functions, namely: if fn 2 H , 0 Ä fn Ä fnC1 for all n, and f D limn " fn < 1, then f 2 H . F. containing all open sets of ). F. just deﬁned. ] 12. C. of subsets of Rn (or a separable metric space) containing all the open sets and closed sets.

F containing F0 in a similar way. In the case of R1 , such an F0 is given by the ﬁeld B0 of sets, each of which is the union of a ﬁnite number of intervals of the form (a, b], ( 1, b], or a, 1 , where a 2 R1 , b 2 R1 . 2 PROBABILITY MEASURES AND THEIR DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS 29 outer measure given above may be replaced by the equivalent one: 8 Ł E D inf Un . n where the inﬁmum is taken over all countable unions n Un such that each Un 2 B0 and n Un ¦ E. For another case where such a construction is required see Sec.

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