# Tagged Questions

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### Can we make the Irwin-Hall distribution more general?

I need to find a symmetric low-kurtosis distribution class, which includes the uniform, the triangular and the normal Gaussian distribution. The Irwin-Hall distribution (sum of standard uniform) ...
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### Calculate CDF of Binomial Distribution

I need to solve the following problem: Given $n$ yes/no experiments, and a success probability $p$, at least how many successes $k$ can I expect (say, with a 'confidence' of $c=95\%$ or more)? ...
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### Is there any PDF which satisfies the following criteria?

For an applied economics paper, I am looking for a 2-parameter probability distribution function that has the following properties: Simple, closed-form PDF $f(x)$ and CDF $F(x)$, defined on the ...
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### Physical significance of heavy tail distributions

I have come across several usage of the term "heavy tail distributions", but unable to find some good resources in the Internet to answer few of my questions: Compared to what the tail of the ...
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### Why is the CDF of the maximum of two random variables their respective CDF's multiplied? [duplicate]

I have the following random variables: X = uniform over [0, 1] Y = uniform over [0, 1] Z = max{X, Y} (X and Y are independent) I don't understand why the CDF of ...
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### What is the closed form solution for the inverse CDF for Epanechnikov

Is there a closed form solution for this inverse CDF?
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### Use Empirical CDF vs Distribution CDF?

NOTE: I purposely did not label the axis due to pending publications. The line colors represent the same data in all three plots. I fitted my data using a negative binomial distribution to generate a ...