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### [Probability]need help to understand the following expression

So assume $Y$ and $X$ are exponentially distributed with parameters $y_1$, and $x_1$ respecitively. assume c is a constant. I am having huge trouble to understand the integration of the following ...
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### the maximum of two random variable

The maximum of two random varibles $X$ and $Y$ is: $$Z=\max\{X,Y\}= \begin{cases} X & \text{if } X \geq Y \\ Y & \text{if } Y \geq X \end{cases}$$ I don't understand. So if I roll two dice, ...
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### How to generate normally distributed random numbers? [duplicate]

Is there any function that can generate normally distributed random numbers?
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### Probability of Specific event occuring between 2 events?

Forgive me beforehand for what may be a question with an obvious seolution, but I havent had statistics courses in quite some time. I have an Excel File of approximately 3000 Events, each event has a ...
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### Manipulating random decimals

I've been slowly working my way into the world of AI and its representations of random. Well as you can guess this occurs from a call to random() resulting in a ...
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### Chernoff type Sum of independent random variables having exponential tails

Say I have n independent variables $\{X_1,X_2 \dots X_n\}$ with Expectation 0 such that $Pr(|X_n| > \alpha) < e^{-\lambda \alpha}$. Can we produce chernoff type inequalities for the sum of these ...
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### Property of a random distribution.

I have to get an integral in a previous post Help on an integral.. Some guru gave me hints of how to approximate its value, but I need approximation with largely varying $a$ and $b$. I realized that ...
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### Concentration of measure for sum of products

Let $X_i$, $i \in \{1 \ldots n \}$ be independent random variables taking value +1 or -1. I know that there exists a lot of results which talk about the concentration of $S_n = \sum\limits_i X_i$. Can ...
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### What exactly does this physically mean?

Let X(w) be a real random variable on ($\Omega$ , P). The image X($\Omega$) the set of all the values X(w) can take ,written $\Omega^{X}$. For any set $B \subset \Omega^{X}$ the probability of the ...
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### probability: random variable

From the Ross book ex.13 chapter 4: A salesman has scheduled two appointments to sell encyclopedias. His first appointment will lead to sale with probability $0.3$ and the second will lead ...
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