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Manipulating this probability distribution function

I have a probability distribution function as follows: $$ P(y|x,w, \phi) = \frac{\phi}{2\pi} \exp ^{-0.5 (y-t(x, w)'\phi (y-t(x,w)) } $$ Here $y$ and $x$ are two observed values. $\phi$ is also some ...
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Expectation of (1/x)-1 possible transformation involved??

I'm a bit confused with the first steps in this problem: $F(x)=x^4$ for $0<x<1$ a) Find $E[(1/X)-1]$ b) Let $Y=(1/X)-1$. Find the support of $Y$, its pdf and CDF. Name its ...
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Derivation of F distribution

Prove that the PDF of Snecdor's F distribution, given by: $$F=\frac{U/n_1}{V/n_2}$$ Where $U=\chi^2(n_1)$ and $V=\chi^2(n_2)$, is given by: ...
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Transform pdf in higher dimensions?

Seem to remember the following equation held: $f(u) = {dx\over du} f(x)$ if one is give the probability distribution of x and a relationship between x and u the pdf of u can be derived. Sorry can't ...
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Density of transformation of normal distribution

A data set contains real values $\left\{v_1,v_2,\text{...},v_k\right\}$, $k<\infty$. $X_n\sim \mathcal{N}(\mu ,\sigma ),\ n=1,2,...,k$ $P$ is the (not necessarily unique) permutation that ...
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Proof of the affine property of normal distribution for a landscape matrix

The widely used/mentioned/assumed affine property of multivariate normal distributions says that: Given a random vector $x \in R^N$ with a multivariate normal distribution -- $x \sim N_x(\mu_x, ...
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Question on transformations

Two efficiency experts take independent measurements Y1 and Y2 on the length of time workers take to complete a certain task. Each measurement is assumed to have the density function given by f(y) = ...
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Transformations

The length of time that a machine operates without failure is denoted by X and the length of time to repair a failure is denoted by Y. After a repair is made, the machine is assumed to operate like a ...
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Autocovariance function of a Poisson process transformation

here is the problem formulation: Let $\{N_t,t \ge 0\}$ follow a Poisson process with rate parameter $\lambda$ and let $A$ be a random variable with zero mean and unit variance, $A$ is independent of ...
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Relation with $F$ distribution and $t$ distribution

If $X\sim F_{n,n}$ , then show that $$\frac{\sqrt n(\sqrt X-\frac{1}{\sqrt X})}{2}\sim t_n$$
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$t$ distribution

Let $X$ and $Y$ be iid random variables with $t$ distribution with $n$ degrees of freedom ,$t_n$. Show that , $$\frac{\sqrt n(Y-X)}{2\sqrt{XY}}$$ also follows $t_n$ distribution
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check the independence of transformed variable of two independent Gamma random variables

Let $X$ and $Y$ are two independent random variables following Gamma Distribution $X\sim \Gamma(\alpha,0,1)$ and $Y\sim \Gamma(\beta,0,1)$ Show that the ...
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Derive Student T distribution using transformation theorem

I am trying working on an exercise that asks me to show that If $ X_1 \in N(0,1) $ and $ X_2 \in \chi^2(n) $ are independent random variables, then $ X_1 / \sqrt{X_2/n} \in t(n) \, $ where $ ...
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Formal definition of the transformation of a lognormal variable.

I'm just after a clarification on the transformation of a lognormal distribution $X$. Let's say we have $X = x*e^{N(\mu,\sigma^2)}$ How exactly would we transform this into a standard lognormal? Is ...
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Find $Y=f(X)$ such that $Y \sim \text{Uniform}(-1,1)$.

If $X_1,X_2\sim \text{Normal} (0,1)$, then find $Y=f(X)$ such that $Y \sim \text{Uniform}(-1,1)$. I solve problems where transformation is given and I need to find the distribution. But here I ...
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How to deal with non random data in statistical analysis?

I have a set of monthly water quality data, and I want to use them in a few statistical analysis (such as finding distribution or using in copula models) which require random variables as input. I ...
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Kernel density estimation for heavy-tailed distributions using the champernowne transformation

I am trying to follow this paper to estimate the density for a heavy-tailed distributions using the champernowne transformation. Alternative link to the paper Another alternative link to the paper ...
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Transforming a Continuous Function

My math is quite limited so please bear with me. I will get to the point: Is there a way to transform a continuous function into a bounded one? In essence I have a normalized Gaussian distribution ...
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Joint distribution of transformed variables

I have a problem in deriving the transformed joint distribution for continuous random variables. The textbook says use jacobian which makes sense but I wanted to go from first principles like below... ...
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Transfer of random variables, uniqueness

If $X$ is a continuous random variable with known distribution, and $Y_1= f_1(X)$, $Y_2= f_2(X)$ where $f_1$ and $f_2$ are strictly increasing functions and distribution of $Y_1$ and $Y_2$ is the ...
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Transformations that leave a binomial distribution invariant

The binomial distribution is written as $$p(r|n,\theta )=\binom{n}{r}\theta ^r(1-\theta )^{n-r}$$ where $n$ is a positive integer, $0\leq\theta\leq1$, and $r$ is an integer taking values from $0$ to ...