### Abstract

The authors show that if the tail of an infinitely divisible probability law approaches zero sufficiently rapidly, then it must be the Normal Law. An application is made to a problem of number theory.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 542-551 |

Number of pages | 10 |

Journal | Journal of Number Theory |

Volume | 11 |

Issue number | 4 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - Nov 1979 |

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Algebra and Number Theory

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Elliott, P. D. T. A., & Erdös, P. (1979). The tails of infinitely divisible laws and a problem in number theory.

*Journal of Number Theory*,*11*(4), 542-551. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-314X(79)90033-7