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### Nonparametric Order Statistics - Does this Exist?

"Hey, Dave, how likely is it that my second-largest measurement is at least five?" "What are you measuring?" "Could be anything!" "If you're measuring the number ...

### Nonparametric Order Statistics - Does this Exist?

This was formerly a comment, but per your comment, I expanded it a bit. For a sample of size $n=2,$ there are two order statistics min and max. Obviously, the parent distribution influences the ...
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### Upper bound for random correlation

As discussed here, the sampling distribution of correlation for uncorrelated Gaussian variables covers the entire range of $[-1,1]$. While you have not assumed Gaussian variables, you have not ruled ...
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### Python : How to Generate positive number with a given standard deviation and mean within 0-1?

Beta-distribution is naturally limited to (0, 1) and can be alternatively parametrised by mean and variance. For example: ...
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### Sub-sampling a dataset to a different target distribution without replacement - bias correction?

It looks like you are trying to use importance sampling, which is the technique that I would have suggested for this problem. First, a note: your implementation is different to the usual way of ...

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