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Re: PDF dist question.

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  • Subject: [mg4212] Re: PDF dist question.
  • From: txp at pi.net (JanHolland)
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 03:25:16 -0400
  • Organization: txp
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

George Melikian <melikian at ups.edu> wrote:

>Hello All,
>Does anyone know how to generate a gaussian distribution on mathematica 
>such that the mean is 0 (and no points lie at x<0)? I am having great 
>difficulty. When I use the "NormalDistribution" function, I merely get a 
>dist. such that the CDF=.5 at x=0!!!

>Thanks in advance...your help is very much appreciated.

>George Melikian

I've seen this question before (from you ?) and I dont understand it:

If the mean should be 0 and no points below zero, then all points/numbers
are zero isn't it ? I wonder if we talk about the same thing. What is your
def of CDF ?



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