Continuous Random Variables

  • B. Roy Frieden
Part of the Springer Series in Information Sciences book series (SSINF, volume 10)

Abstract

Until now, all experiments E have had discrete events {A n } as their outputs, as in rolls of a die. On the other hand, everyday experience tells us that continuously random events often occur, as in the waiting time t for a train, or the position x at which a photon strikes the image plane.

Keywords

Entropy Attenuation Covariance Coherence Eter 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Roy Frieden
    • 1
  1. 1.Optical Sciences CenterThe University of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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