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Strong Law of Large Numbers under an Upper Probability

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Strong law of large numbers is a fundamental theory in probability and statistics. When the measure tool is nonadditive, this law is very different from additive case. In 2010 Chen investigated the strong law of large numbers under upper probabilityVby assumingVis continuous. This assumption is very strong. Upper probabilities may not be continuous. In this paper we prove the strong law of large numbers for an upper probability without the continuity assumption whereby random variables are quasi-continuous and the upper probability is generated by a weakly compact family of probabilities on a complete and separable metric sample space.

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X. Chen, "Strong Law of Large Numbers under an Upper Probability," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 12A, 2012, pp. 2056-2062. doi: 10.4236/am.2012.312A284.

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