Random Variables and Probability Distributions1011006Random Variables and Probability DistributionsRandom VariablesSuppose that to each point of a sample space we assign a number. We then have a function defined on the sample space. This function is called a random variable (or stochastic variable) or more precisely a random function (stochastic function). It is usually denoted by a capital letter such as X or Y. In general, a random variable has some specified physica…

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Murray R. Spiegel; John J. Schiller; R. Alu Srinivasan: Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics, Fourth Edition. Random Variables and Probability Distributions, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering
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