# Tagged Questions

A distribution is a mathematical description of probabilities or frequencies.

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### Confidence that a percent of population will be within bounds (parameter-less) [Tolerance Interval]]

Sometimes it's nice to be able to estimate the proportion of a population that will fall within certain bounds, given a set of sample data from that population. This is essentially a tolerance ...
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### Objects and properties classification

I have a list of properties and objects: ...
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### How to compute bounding coefficients for McDiarmid's inequality?

I am trying to understand the proof in Sec. A2 of Gretton et al.. To make the question self-contained, I summarize below the key ingredients. At the end of the post, I state my question. Given a ...
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### Sampling from Hierarchical Distribution

Let's say I know $$X \mid \mu, \sigma \sim \mathcal{N}(\mu, \sigma^2), \qquad \mu \sim Unif(a, b), \quad \sigma \sim Unif(c, d),$$ and I want to sample from $X \mid \mu, \sigma$. Is there a go-to ...
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### Can I use information about the distribution of the dependent to improve prediction?

I'm trying to make predictions about a quantity on a per-subject basis. If I aggregate my complete sample I can get very good fit for distributions like gamma or Weibull, so I can make some ...
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### How to find the Inverse CDF of a Skewed Normal Distribution

The Wikipedia article on the distribution also doesn't seem to specify any formulae on right hand side. Also wolframalpha says there is no closed form solution.
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### Aggregate distribution of claims

I'm working on claims data, and I have to estimate the distribution of the aggregate claim distribution. I founded the severity distribution and the frequency, now i have to combine them to find the ...