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Name: Probability Distributions
ID: m10984
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module introduces the concept in probability distributions, such as probability mass function(pmf), cumulative distribution function(cdf) and probability density function(pdf).
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: cdf, cumulative distribution function, pdf, pmf, probability density function, probability distributions, probability mass function
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Nick Kingsbury (ngk10@cam.ac.uk)
Copyright Holders: Nick Kingsbury (ngk10@cam.ac.uk)
Maintainers: Liqun Wang (liqun@rice.edu), Nick Kingsbury (ngk10@cam.ac.uk)

Latest version: 2.8 (history)
First publication date: Dec 20, 2002 12:00 am +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 7, 2005 4:03 pm +0000

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Version History

Version: 2.8 Jun 7, 2005 4:03 pm +0000 by Elizabeth Gregory
Changes:
Updated from CNXML 0.4 to CNXML 0.5

Version: 2.7 May 16, 2003 12:00 am +0000 by Liqun Wang
Changes:
change the size of figure smaller.

Version: 2.6 Mar 17, 2003 12:00 am +0000 by Charlet Reedstrom
Changes:
changed keywords in metadata, fixed typos, rm extra apply leq - it is n-ary

Version: 2.5 Mar 11, 2003 12:00 am +0000 by Liqun Wang
Changes:
update the metadata.
Liqun

Version: 2.4 Mar 10, 2003 12:00 am +0000 by Liqun Wang
Changes:
change the content of cnxn.
Liqun

Version: 2.3 Mar 10, 2003 12:00 am +0000 by Liqun Wang
Changes:
change the content of cnxn.
Liqun

Version: 2.2 Jan 8, 2003 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Changes:
change the metadata author part.
Liqun

Version: 2.1 Dec 20, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Changes:
change module id from new1 to m10984 and change the author name. Still need make a change in metadata part after the author get an account.
Liqun

Version: 2.0 Dec 20, 2002 12:00 am +0000 by (Unknown)
Changes:
First submission.
Liqun

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