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Questions tagged [statistics]

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.


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 ...