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STAT 3743 Daily Outline

STAT 3743 Daily Outline

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2010-09-29 Wed

Example of R functions for discrete probabilities

Waiting time distributions

Geometric distribution

PMF, mean, variance, MGF

Ex: Jeff Reed

Negative Binomial distribution

PMF, mean, variance, MGF

Poisson distribution

PMF, mean, variance, MGF

Continuous distributions

Tools of the trade

Continuous random variables


Probability density functions (PDF)


  • nonnegative
  • integral is one
  • probability is area under the curve
  • remarks

Author: G. Jay Kerns <>

Date: 2010-10-08 15:20:10 EDT

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