Questions on the statistical functions of Mathematica.

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how to calculate the covariance of sample central moments

$\bar{x}= \sum_{i=1} ^{n} \frac{1}{n}x_{i}$ $m_1=\sum _{i=1} ^{n} \frac{1}{n} (x_{i}-\bar{x})$ $m_2=\sum _{i=1} ^{n} \frac{1}{n} (x_{i}-\bar{x})^2 $ $m_3=\sum _{i=1} ^{n} ...
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Performance in calculating maximum-likelihood- based estimates

My probability density function is a complicated one for which numerical estimation is necessary. Here my pdf: ...
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In there a way to derive the inverse value of CDF format MultinormalDistribution?

Is there a way to produce the inverse value of multinormal distribution function in CDF format with 0.05 significance level? I found the function called ...
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Statistics confusion

I have two data sets. When I do a QuantilePlot[data1, data2], I get the graph below. However, ...
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How do I select a random sample without replacement? [closed]

What is the module that selects a random sample of size k (without replacement) from a given population of size n, involving the command Subsets.
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Expectation over a list with nested-mapped expressions

I need expected values of a list where the random variable to take expectations over should be an input into expressions defined earlier. I suspect Set[] and SetDelayed[] tripped me. (Or Map and ...
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BoxWhiskerChart Vertical Line

I have made a box plot to show the spread of past paper results for my A2 exams so I can easily see which subject need more work! ...
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Mean Preserving PDF Spreading

I have a histogram representing the PDF (probability density function) of an unknown discrete RV. The histogram is asymmetrical. Is there a known way in Mathematica to increase/decrease the variance ...
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How to group box-and-whisker in parallel for comparison in BoxWhiskerChart?

I have two collections of data: xdata and ydata ...
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On Parameter Estimation using FindDistributionParameters

I am a novice of Mathematica and have recently started my self-study of maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) using Mathematica. I would like to estimate the parameters associated with a distribution ...
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plot probability

Hi I just want to flatten a function, I tied it with Joined->True, but it did not work, hope somebody of you can help me. This is my code: ...
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Probability density histogram with unequal bin widths

I am confused by output of Histogram and HistogramList for probability density ("PDF") when ...
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Creating histograms with specified mean and intervals

I have a set of data that I want to create a histogram for. The thing is, I would like to set the center of the histogram to the mean of the dataset and the intervals to be the standard deviation. How ...
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Finding the true expectation

I have the density function and I want to determine its expected value ...
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Find a probability with random variates from the same distribution

I'm trying to find Probability involving 3 random variates from the same distribution, but Mathematica does not seem to solve it. ...
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Estimating Confidence Interval Variance covariance matrix from weibull distribution

In The following Example 50 obs . I estimated distribution parameters (by point) but *i want to estimate parameters by confidence interval and calculate covariance matrix i need help * ...
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Stochastic Approximation and Simulation using Running Median

I have a function $$F(X_{t+1},Y_{t}^{med})= \alpha X_{t+1} + (1-\alpha) Y_{t}^{med},$$ where $$Y_{t}^{med} = Median(Y_1, Y_2,... Y_t).$$ Moreover, $Y_1 = X_1$ and $Y_t = F(X_{t},Y_{t-1}^{med})$ ...
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CDF of TransformedDistribution Not Returned And No Error Message Produced

I am unable to get Mathematica to return the CDF of a distribution produced by TransformedDistribution. It "executes" for 6 hours on my machine and then returns a blank plot. Could someone execute the ...
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Extracting Imported Information

What I want to do is to compare the relationship between the consumption of say beer and wine using scatter plots where each point designates the particular country (preferably named). I have tried to ...
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Draw from HistogramDistribution with ParallelTable

I wanted to check something, but ran into troubles using HistogramDistribution in combination with ParallelTable. The code does the following: Compute a HistogramDistribution of some sample and use ...
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Problem with Estimating the parameters value of gamma distribution

can anyone please help me with this problem? I am trying to estimate parameters of gamma distribution (fitted into a set of data). Following are my command and the output produced by mathematica: ...
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How do you graph the confidence intervals that results from a GARCH over a time series?

Please, does someone know how to draw a confidence intervals (from the results of a GARCH (1,1)) in a way similar to these: *Asume an ARMA(1,1) fit the time series. Thank you very much
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Method of moments using just the moments?

FindDistributionParameters (and EstimatedDistribution) can use "MethodOfMoments" as its ...
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Simulation Beta Distribution

Suppose a function such as: $\phi^{\alpha} (x,y) = \left\{ \begin{array}{l l} \alpha x & \quad \text{if $x < y$}\\ x & \quad \text{if $x = y$}\\ \alpha x + (1 -\alpha) & ...
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Replicability of RandomVariate within a function?

I have a rather basic question but can't figure out a foolproof answer. In the following code, I build a function which returns the mean difference between successive elements of a vector created from ...
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Skewness of distribution vs. skewness of distribution's PDF

I'm having trouble understanding why the skewness of built-in distributions is not the same as the skewness of their probability density functions. For example, the following are different (the first ...
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How can I show a rotated PDF plot superimposed on a ListPlot of the underlying data?

I have a set of 3 lifetime datasets in lists called values1, values2 and values3. values1 = {53377., 16542., 31418., 5629., 17654., 7365., 15797., 862., 76906., 10073.}; values2 = {74412., 15620., ...
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Value for x such that |(x-y)| is minimum

I have a list Y={y1,y2,y3,...,yn} And I would need to find x such that Abs[x-Y[[i]]] for all $y_i$ in $Y$ is minimum. ...
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build and estimate a time series process

I want to generate an EGARCH process. My problem is that I do not see how to create new processes beyond those available. The process itself is : $$\epsilon(t) = \sigma(t) \eta(t)$$ ...
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PDF on TransformedDistribution of two BinomialDistribution too slow

I'd been doing my own convolutions of distributions for some calculations, decided to use built-ins. With ...
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How do I create a histogram of the binomial distribution for, say, p=.5 after 10 trials?

I apologize if this is question is too simple, if so it's because I'm a beginner. Anyway, it was easy enough to create a list plot, but I couldn't find out how to create an output that displays the ...
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LogitModelFit bias term when using design matrix

I'm using the LogitModelFit function with a 32-columns design matrix and 0 or 1 output vector: LogitModelFit[{datax, datay}]. ...
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How can I model the volatility, using a GARCH(1,1), of a time series of returns (and plot it) using Mathematica?

I know that if I use this code: tsm = TimeSeriesModelFit[ret, {"GARCH", {1, 1}}]; I can get the parameters using this: ...
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Is this the correct method in using bootstrapping to determine a lower confidence bound?

Quite often in industry, due to cost and schedule constraints, decisions must be made on small sample size data. I have 4 cycles-to-failure values resulting from running samples to failure in a ...
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Truncated Distribution Parameter Search Produces Singular Jacobian Using FindRoot [closed]

I'm trying to find the 2 parameters of a truncated Weibull distribution using version 10 and FindRoot. I would like to truncate the distribution between t =0 and t = 3600 with the probability of ...
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Assign a Distribution to a group of symbolic variable [closed]

I'm looking to compute this Expectation : "i" represent a individual and h(i) is value. I would like the compute the Expected value of his value times the mean of the groups. Everything is unknown ...
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Discretizing data using quantiles in Mathematica

I am trying to discretize a long array of real numbers into a uniformly distributed integer array. To do this I am identifying the quantile where each real value sits and writing it out to the output ...
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How to Output Chi-Squared Statistics when using NonLinearModelFit

I am using NonLinearModelFit for some curve fitting and I was wondering if NLM is able to output chi-squared/leastsquared statistics from the best-fit parameters and confidence intervals. From my ...
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Simulations with MonteCarlo and Autoregressive methods

I am trying to find the best-fit trend for my data. Here I just generated it but let's say I don't know my data trend at all. ...
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Changing GeometricBrownianMotionProcess function

Since the function GeometricBrownianMotionProcess is given by Mathematica I have some technical questions. If we consider the following example: ...
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Mathematica & Statistics? [closed]

So, let's say you flip a coin 10 times, and call that 1 "event". If you run, 1,000,000 of these "events", what is the proportion of events that have heads between 0.4 and 0.6? Binomial probability ...
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Loading Statistics`Library`

I need to use a number of functions from theStatistics`Library` namespace. Since that is a bit of a mouthful I would like to import it, but I get errors: ...
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Random numbers in C++ and Mathematica gives wrong results? [closed]

I have the following strange phenomenon which puzzles me!: I have a piecewise constant probability density given as ...
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On plotting the Weibull distribution

First: How can I plot the Weibull distribution with parameters a = 2 and b = 3.5 on the range of ...
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Error function fit of data

I have this experimental data set which I know should follow the Complementary error function. My goal is to find the σ of the associated gaussian distribution. However, I cannot seem to do it in ...
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Trying to plot this probability

Can anyone help me plot this? log P(X >= x) = alpha logx x=0.001 + k(0.001) k= 0, ..., 100 I can't figure out the coding for this.. I've been trying this for a while, and can't seem to figure it ...
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Central Limit Theorem - solve for a const, given probability

I hope this is not a very complicated question, but I have problems finding the answer. Quite often, I need to calculate something like this: $P(-a<\bar{x}<a) = p$, where $\bar{x}$ refers to the ...
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plot an exponential statistical function

I have this exponential function, where j is unknown. How can I plot the variance function for $k= 0.1, \; 1, \;10$ $$f_{j,k}(y)=\frac{\sqrt{j}}{\sqrt{2 \pi}}e^{\sqrt{jk}}y^{-\frac{1}{2}} ...
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Understanding distribution chart

How to explain DistributionChart function in mathematica, For example: if I have ...