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Re: please explain why numerical integration is attempted for this input


Thanks for the reply.

Why doesn't it just return unevaluated or with a symbolic integral?

On 1/4/07, Darren Glosemeyer <darreng at wolfram.com> wrote:
> Chris Chiasson wrote:
> > Needs["Statistics`MultinormalDistribution`"]
> > CDF[MultinormalDistribution[{1,
> >       3},{{1/50,-2/125},{-2/125,9/500}},{{1/(5*Sqrt[2]),0},{(-2*Sqrt[2])/25,
> >         Sqrt[13]/50}}],{2/10,1}]
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> >
> Closed form results are generally not known for cdfs of multivariate
> normal distributions with non-diagonal covariance matrices. Numeric
> methods are needed to obtain a result.
>
> Darren Glosemeyer
> Wolfram Research
>


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