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Solutions for Chapter 6: Continuous Random Variables

Fundamentals of Probability, with Stochastic Processes | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9780131453401 | Authors: Saeed Ghahramani

Full solutions for Fundamentals of Probability, with Stochastic Processes | 3rd Edition

ISBN: 9780131453401

Fundamentals of Probability, with Stochastic Processes | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9780131453401 | Authors: Saeed Ghahramani

Solutions for Chapter 6: Continuous Random Variables

This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Fundamentals of Probability, with Stochastic Processes, edition: 3. Fundamentals of Probability, with Stochastic Processes was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780131453401. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 6: Continuous Random Variables includes 12 full step-by-step solutions. Since 12 problems in chapter 6: Continuous Random Variables have been answered, more than 13255 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter.

Key Statistics Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • a-error (or a-risk)

    In hypothesis testing, an error incurred by failing to reject a null hypothesis when it is actually false (also called a type II error).

  • Categorical data

    Data consisting of counts or observations that can be classiied into categories. The categories may be descriptive.

  • Center line

    A horizontal line on a control chart at the value that estimates the mean of the statistic plotted on the chart. See Control chart.

  • Components of variance

    The individual components of the total variance that are attributable to speciic sources. This usually refers to the individual variance components arising from a random or mixed model analysis of variance.

  • Conditional mean

    The mean of the conditional probability distribution of a random variable.

  • Conditional variance.

    The variance of the conditional probability distribution of a random variable.

  • Conidence level

    Another term for the conidence coeficient.

  • Consistent estimator

    An estimator that converges in probability to the true value of the estimated parameter as the sample size increases.

  • Continuous random variable.

    A random variable with an interval (either inite or ininite) of real numbers for its range.

  • Contour plot

    A two-dimensional graphic used for a bivariate probability density function that displays curves for which the probability density function is constant.

  • Contrast

    A linear function of treatment means with coeficients that total zero. A contrast is a summary of treatment means that is of interest in an experiment.

  • Cook’s distance

    In regression, Cook’s distance is a measure of the inluence of each individual observation on the estimates of the regression model parameters. It expresses the distance that the vector of model parameter estimates with the ith observation removed lies from the vector of model parameter estimates based on all observations. Large values of Cook’s distance indicate that the observation is inluential.

  • Correlation matrix

    A square matrix that contains the correlations among a set of random variables, say, XX X 1 2 k , ,…, . The main diagonal elements of the matrix are unity and the off-diagonal elements rij are the correlations between Xi and Xj .

  • Deming’s 14 points.

    A management philosophy promoted by W. Edwards Deming that emphasizes the importance of change and quality

  • Dependent variable

    The response variable in regression or a designed experiment.

  • Discrete uniform random variable

    A discrete random variable with a inite range and constant probability mass function.

  • Dispersion

    The amount of variability exhibited by data

  • Enumerative study

    A study in which a sample from a population is used to make inference to the population. See Analytic study

  • Estimate (or point estimate)

    The numerical value of a point estimator.

  • Goodness of fit

    In general, the agreement of a set of observed values and a set of theoretical values that depend on some hypothesis. The term is often used in itting a theoretical distribution to a set of observations.

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