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

a distribution of all possible values of a random variable together with an indication of their probabilities.
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According to Schutta, DSO's algorithm uses advanced principles from statistics to combine raw statistical information to determine statistical distributions from which risk-based decisions are made about spectrum sharing, how to use it, and how to share with cellular systems.
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This software can be modified to include other types of modes (i.e., governed by other statistical distributions), as needed.
We show that our results are robust to changes in various assumptions related to the statistical distributions. We first considered the scalar injury risk whose components are assumed to have two different distributions: normal and lognormal.
Handbook of Statistical Distributions With Applications, 2nd Edition
We first studied the suitability of the statistical distributions in modeling the NSCT coefficients of an image.

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