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Multivariate densities for whose we know the marginal HPD intervals

I am investigating the performance of a pipeline to compute marginal HPD intervals of multivariate densities (typically posterior densities). In this context, I am looking for some densities for whose ...
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Interpretation of Kolmogorov-Smirnov Generated Distributions [duplicate]

Note that this question is posted in Cross Validated but as of this writing have received no replies. As a non-statistician, I need help in interpreting a distribution generated from KS. A customer ...
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Interpretation of Kolmogorov-Smirnov Critical Value Generated Distributions

As a non-statistician, I need help in interpreting a customer specified two-part reliability requirement that I think involves KS. Requirement Part 1 R[4 years] must be greater than or equal to 0.95 ...
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How to estimate true value and 95% bands when distribution is asymmetrical?

I have a set of results of independent measurements of some physical quantity. As an example I give here real expermental data on methanol refractive index at 25 degrees Celsius published in ...
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How to derive a confidence interval from an F distribution?

So, this is the question I'm working on: Suppose we observe a random sample of five measurements: 10, 13, 15, 15, 17, from a normal distribution with unknown mean $µ_1$ and unknown variance $σ_1^2$. ...
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How to test the significance of increase in sample interval range(s)?

Suppose we have two samples of a variable taken under different conditions: e.g. A1 without medical treatment and A2 after medical treatment. These are not necessarily normally distributed. Suppose A1 ...
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Confidence Band for Probability Mass or Density Function

I'm a beginner -- don't hesitate to overexplain. I need to make inferences about a population distribution from a sample distribution of a continuous variable (which is still useful as an ordinal ...
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How many times can I guess a number from Sample 1 belongs to Sample 2 before concluding that they are not the same?

First of all, I apologize for my half-forgotten understanding of statistics. I hope I can accurately describe what kind of test I'm after in a way that doesn't sound confused. I have one sample and ...
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Bootstrap vs. Jackknife

Both bootstrap and jackknife methods can be used to estimate bias and standard error of an estimate and mechanisms of both resampling methods are not huge different: sampling with replacement vs. ...
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How can I get the CI of a couple of numbers?

Is it possible to get the Confidence Interval of a couple of numbers (or more) without knowing the distribution or anything like that ? Thanks.
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How to compute the CI of an Inverse Gaussian distribution?

I have come across some formula for calculating the confidence interval (CI) of data from an Inverse Gaussian distribution. But, being really new in stats, I am unable to figure out what to do. On ...
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Distinguishing two distributions

In my application I'm receiving a continuous stream of 50 changing numbers, mostly these samples are contained with a nice Gaussian distribution, but now and then there are two+ distributions within ...
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What kind of distribution is $f_X(x) = 2 \lambda \pi x e^{-\lambda \pi x ^2}$?

What kind of function is: $f_X(x) = 2 \lambda \pi x e^{-\lambda \pi x ^2}$ Is this a common distribution? I am trying to find a confidence interval of $\lambda$ using the estimator ...
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Uniform frequency from non-uniform (exponential) distribution?

I lack knowledge of statistical terminology, so I'll try to thoroughly explain my predicament and hope that it is understandable: I am programming a software for technical analysis of financial ...
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Confidence interval for Bernoulli sampling

I have a random sample of Bernoulli random variables $X_1 ... X_N$, where $X_i$ are i.i.d. r.v. and $P(X_i = 1) = p$, and $p$ is an unknown parameter. Obviously, one can find an estimate for $p$: ...
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How to compare different distributions with reference truth value in Matlab?

I have production (q) values from 4 different methods stored in the 4 matrices. Each of the 4 matrices contains q values from a different method as: ...