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Name: Sub-Gaussian random variables
ID: m37185
Language: English (en)
Summary: In this module we introduce the sub-Gaussian and strictly sub-Gaussian distributions. We provide some simple examples and illustrate some of the key properties of sub-Gaussian random variables.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: Strictly sub-Gaussian distributions, Sub-Gaussian distributions
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Mark A. Davenport (
Copyright Holders: Mark A. Davenport (
Maintainers: Mark A. Davenport (, Jared Adler (

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Mar 8, 2011 7:33 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Apr 10, 2011 12:32 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.6 Apr 10, 2011 12:32 am -0500 by Jared Adler
image fixes

Version: 1.5 Mar 28, 2011 12:32 am -0500 by Jared Adler
google analytics

Version: 1.4 Mar 14, 2011 7:32 am -0500 by Jared Adler
product notation fixed

Version: 1.3 Mar 14, 2011 12:58 am -0500 by Mark A. Davenport
Fixed produce notation

Version: 1.2 Mar 11, 2011 8:50 pm -0600 by Mark A. Davenport
Added a link.

Version: 1.1 Mar 11, 2011 5:58 pm -0600 by Mark A. Davenport
Initial publish.

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