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Adam's Rule & Eve's Rule

In the beginning God Created the Heavens and the Earth... What does religion have to do with statistics? Actually, quite a lot. But, this time around, the Biblical Names of the "Rule's" we will be covering are far removed from any religious…

Moment Generating Functions

Moment Generating Functions Before defining what a Moment Generating Function is, I believe it is important to recall, as is traditionally done by researchers, the origin of the term itself. However, I do not mean it in the orthodox sense of tracing…

Basic Statistics Refresher: Random Variables & Probability Distributions

This blog-post will act as a very quick 'refresher' for material that will be of use in the rest of my Stochastic Processes course. In particular, I will be covering Random Variables, Probability Mass Functions, Probability Density Functions and…