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On the Transition Probabilities of the Move-to-Front Scheme
R. M. Phatarfod
Journal of Applied Probability
Vol. 31, No. 2 (Jun., 1994), pp. 570-574
Published by: Applied Probability Trust
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3215049
Page Count: 5
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The transition probabilities of the move-to-front scheme are obtained by exploiting the connection between it and the coupon-collector's problem.
Journal of Applied Probability © 1994 Applied Probability Trust