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probability density function

Syllabification: prob·a·bil·i·ty den·si·ty func·tion

Definition of probability density function in English:

noun

Statistics
A function of a continuous random variable, whose integral across an interval gives the probability that the value of the variable lies within the same interval.
Example sentences
  • This terminate growth pattern can be described by the beta distribution function, the probability density function that gives a family of flexible asymmetrical unimodal curves with two fixed end points.
  • This will, of course, result in a broad probability density function because of the variables that are present at the next level of decomposition.
  • We make use of a new vector quantization algorithm to select the points within the macromolecule that best approximate the probability density function of the original volume data.

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