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Continuous Distribution

A Distribution for which the variables may take on a continuous range of values. Abramowitz and Stegun (1972, p. 930) give a table of the parameters of most common discrete distributions.

See also Beta Distribution, Bivariate Distribution, Cauchy Distribution, Chi Distribution, Chi-Squared Distribution, Correlation Coefficient, Discrete Distribution, Double Exponential Distribution, Equally Likely Outcomes Distribution, Exponential Distribution, Extreme Value Distribution, F-Distribution, Fermi-Dirac Distribution, Fisher's z-Distribution, Fisher-Tippett Distribution, Gamma Distribution, Gaussian Distribution, Half-Normal Distribution, Laplace Distribution, Lattice Distribution, Lévy Distribution, Logarithmic Distribution, Log-Series Distribution, Logistic Distribution, Lorentzian Distribution, Maxwell Distribution, Normal Distribution, Pareto Distribution, Pascal Distribution, Pearson Type III Distribution, Poisson Distribution, Pólya Distribution, Ratio Distribution, Rayleigh Distribution, Rice Distribution, Snedecor's F-Distribution, Student's t-Distribution, Student's z-Distribution, Uniform Distribution, Weibull Distribution


Abramowitz, M. and Stegun, C. A. (Eds.). Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, 9th printing. New York: Dover, pp. 927 and 930, 1972.

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