probability distribution

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probability distribution

n. Statistics
A function giving the theoretical probability of observing a random variable to have a particular value when the variable is discrete or to fall within a certain range when the variable is continuous.

probabil′ity distribu`tion


n.
a distribution of all possible values of a random variable together with an indication of their probabilities.
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where w is the probability mass function, [delta] (x-n) is a delta function, and [PHI] is the cumulative probability distribution function.
The cumulative probability distribution function for the distance between two mobiles therefore is formulated as
The cumulative probability distribution function for the distance between two mobiles is formulated in terms of the squares of the Gaussian RVs [delta]x and [delta]y as

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