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 Author Comment/Response Randy Silvers 07/26/02 7:01pm I will be running some simulations that involve various density functions, all defined over [0,1]. Once I create the pdf and cdf, I then generate three probability functions, pi0, pi1, and pi2. The equations used in the optimization involve pi0, pi1, pi2, and the first derivatives of each. But, when I differentiate pi0, pi1, or pi2, I get an expression that involves Sign[q] or Sign[-1+q], or even Sign`[q]. Since q is restricted to be within [0,1], it would be nice if Mathematica could know this and substitute 1 or -1 as appropriate. For the uniform, this is easy, but for say a truncated normal, it will get messy. How do I get Mathematica to substitute the proper expression with the domain defined for q, without actually giving a specific value of q? Attachment: cdfques.nb, URL: ,

 Subject (listing for 'specifying domain of CDF, PDF') Author Date Posted specifying domain of CDF, PDF Randy Silvers 07/26/02 7:01pm Re: specifying domain of CDF, PDF Henry Lamb 07/29/02 02:02am
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