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Common Probability Distributions

  • John Haigh
Part of the Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series book series (SUMS)

Summary

Here we look at a number of experiments in which chance plays a role, set up plausible probability spaces, and describe their main properties. The general phrase “a probability distribution” means a description of the outcomes, and how to find the probabilities of the events.

Keywords

Probability Space Binomial Distribution Successive Probability Hypergeometric Distribution Continuous Component 
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Bibliography

  1. von Bortkiewicz L (1898) Das Gesetz der kleinen Zahlen. Teubner, Leipzig (For a more accessible version of the data, see page 46 of “Biostatistics: concepts and applications for biologists”, Brian Williams (1993). Chapman and Hall) Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Haigh
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  1. 1.Mathematics DeptUniversity of SussexBrightonUK

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