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Probability, Statistics and Random Processes by Pappu Kousalya

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5

Standard Continuous Distributions

Prerequisites

Before you start reading this unit, you should:

  • Know the concepts of mean and standard deviations and their calculations
  • Know the definition of probability and the methods for calculating it

Learning Objectives

After going through this unit, you would be able to:

  • To identify problems that can be modelled using normal distributions and know about other standard continuous distributions such as Exponential, Gamma, and Weibull distributions
  • Know about central limit theorem and where it is applied
  • Study all the chief characteristics of normal distribution
  • To know the law of large numbers
INTRODUCTION

In the earlier units, we have gone through some discrete distributions. Now, let us go through ...

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