Common Probability Distributions

This Compendium describes distributions appropriate for the modeling of random data. Although similar summaries may be found in textbooks, this reference exhibits some unusual features, viz.,

Data Modeling

The reason for some of the features listed above is that this Compendium is actually part of the documentation for the Macintosh® freeware package

Regress+

The latter is a software tool for univariate mathematical modeling and, hence, this Compendium shares the same focus. All of the distributions described here may be used with Regress+ to model empirical data.

Included Items

Where appropriate, each Compendium entry contains the following items:

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Compendium of Common Probability Distributions

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