continuous random variable

Also found in: Financial.

con·tin·u·ous ran·dom var·i·a·ble

continuous variable that may randomly assume any value in its domain but any particular value has no probability of occurring, only a probability density.
References in periodicals archive ?
To this aim we introduce definitions of discrete, continuous and absolutely continuous random closed set, coherently with the classical 0-dimensional case, in order to propose an extension of the standard definition of discrete, continuous, and absolutely continuous random variable, respectively.
Lemma 1 : For a non-negative continuous random variable X, define Z = aX + b, where a>0,b [greater than or equal to] 0 are constant.
Let the X continuous random variable with probability function f, H : R [right arrow] R is measurable function on (R, B) and H(X) new random variable.
His topics include elements of probability, generating discrete and continuous random variables, the multivariate normal distribution and copulas, the statistical analysis of simulated data, variance reduction techniques, and Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods.
Among his topics are conditional probability and the Bayes theorem, discrete and continuous random variables, normal distribution, conjugate analysis, and multi-party problems.
Among their topics are initial considerations for reliability design, discrete and continuous random variables, modeling and reliability basics, the Markov analysis of repairable and non-repairable systems, Six Sigma tools for predictive engineering, a case study of updating reliability estimates, and complex high availability system analysis.
Chapters cover both conceptual and theoretical understanding of discrete and continuous random variables, hypothesis testing, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, and more.
p][Y], which for continuous random variables is defined as
They and their contributors cover Ostrowski-type results in certain distribution functions, other Ostrowski-type results and applications for probability density functions (PDFs) trapezoidal type results and applications for PDFs, inequalities for cumulative distribution functions via Gruss-type results, elementary inequalities for variants, inequalities for n-type time differential PDFs including Lebesque norms, and variances and moments of continuous random variables defined over a finite period.
Full browser ?