Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Turning Distances into Distributions

Deriving Distributions from Distances Several of the continuous univariate distributions that frequently come up in statistical theory can be derived by transforming distances into probabilities. Essentially, these distributions only differ in terms of how frequently values are drawn that lie at a distance $$d$$ from the mode. To see how these transformations work (and unify […]