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Standard deviation is the square root of the variance of a random variable, an estimator thereof, or a similar measure of the spread of a batch of data.

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If the distribution has a mean and standard deviation, then I'd say yes.
answered Aug 1 '11 by yannick
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A robust estimator for the location parameter $\mu$ of some dataset of size $N$ is obtained when one assigns a Jeffreys prior to the variance $\sigma^2$ of the normal distribution, and computes the ma …
answered Jan 19 '14 by yannick