Expectations

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg21970] Expectations*From*: "Paraskevopoulos, Yannis [euler:eti-lon]" <Yannis.P at eulergroup.com>*Date*: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 13:02:24 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi there! Has anybody devised a clever way to derive mathematical expectations E(x), variances V(x) etc? To be more precise, suppose I define a pdf function for x (or for more variables), is it possible to derive the above moments of the given distribution? Cheers Yannis Paraskevopoulos Econometrician Risk Management, EULER Trade Indemnity plc * 0207 860 2647 Fax 0207 860 2481 * yannis.p at eulergroup.com