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Mathematical statistics is the study of statistics from a mathematical standpoint, using probability theory and other branches of mathematics such as linear algebra and analysis.

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MLE of Negative Binomial distributions of different sizes

There are two teams that are competing in a series of matches. These matches are a best-of-$x$ format, so after either team wins $\lfloor{\dfrac{x}{2}}\rfloor+1$ the series is over. This is, in ...