PUBLICATIONS DE L'INSTITUT MATHÉMATIQUE (BEOGRAD) (N.S.) Vol. 35(49), pp. 161166 (1984) 

ON RANDOM VARIABLES WITH THE SAME DISTRIBUTION TYPE AS THEIR RANDOM SUMSlobodanka Janji\'cMatematicki institut SANU, Beograd, YugoslaviaAbstract: Let $\xi_1,\xi_2,\dots,\xi_n,\dots$ be a sequence of nonnegative, independent, equally distributed random variables with distribution function $F(x)$ and corresponding Laplace transform $f(t)$; let $\nu$ be integervalued random variable independent of $\xi_n$, $n=1,2,\dots$, $p_n=P(\nu=n)$, $p_0=0$, $P(s)=\sum_{n=0}^\infty s^np_n$  its generating function. In this paper, solutions $(P,f)$ of the following functional equation are found: $$ P(f(t))= f(c_\nu t), $$ where $c_\nu$ is a real number depending on $\nu$. Classification (MSC2000): 60E99 Full text of the article:
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