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 ...iable" that can take on random values. More formally, it is not actually a variable, but a function whose argument takes on a particular value according to so ...',\mathcal{F}')</math> an arbitrary [[measurable space]]. Then a '''random variable''' is any [[measurable function]] ''X'' mapping <math>(\Omega,\mathcal{F})2 KB (383 words)  22:06, 17 October 2007
 a variable whose value is determined by chance rather than as a result of a known cau124 B (20 words)  13:43, 30 June 2009

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 ...bility among observed random variables in terms of fewer unobserved random variables called factors.179 B (22 words)  15:38, 15 February 2009
 ...ical concept intended to formalize the idea that a sequence of essentially random or unpredictable events sometimes is expected to settle into a pattern. ...e]] in the classical sense to a fixed value, perhaps itself coming from a random event11 KB (1,680 words)  00:57, 30 September 2020
 ...utions of an [[ordinary differential equation]], just as an example), in a random process there is some indeterminacy in its future evolution described by pr ...ss at different times may be [[statistical independenceindependent random variables]], in most commonly considered situations they exhibit complicated statis12 KB (1,781 words)  19:50, 7 December 2008
 ...rwise, if the condition is left random, the result of conditioning is also random. '''Example.''' A fair coin is tossed 10 times; the [[random variable]] <math>X</math> is the number of heads in these 10 tosses, and <math>Y</m32 KB (5,149 words)  20:48, 29 June 2009
 ...iable" that can take on random values. More formally, it is not actually a variable, but a function whose argument takes on a particular value according to so ...',\mathcal{F}')</math> an arbitrary [[measurable space]]. Then a '''random variable''' is any [[measurable function]] ''X'' mapping <math>(\Omega,\mathcal{F})2 KB (383 words)  22:06, 17 October 2007
 ...ableslimiting distributions]] of several continuous and [[discrete random variablediscrete]] families of distributions. To indicate that a [[random variable]] ''X'' is normally distributed with mean <math>\mu</math> and variance <m46 KB (6,956 words)  12:01, 9 June 2009
 ...s of fewer unobserved random variables called '''factors'''. The observed variables are modeled as [[linear combination]]s of the factors, plus "[[errors and ...ulation (statistics)population]], then the student's 10 scores are random variables. The psychologist's theory may say that, for each of the 10 subjects, th16 KB (2,339 words)  00:24, 30 September 2020
 two real [[random variable]]s on the same sample space (more precisely, the same [[probability space] of the two variables.4 KB (694 words)  22:27, 25 August 2013
 two real [[random variable]]s on the same sample space (more precisely, the same [[probability space] of the two variables.4 KB (694 words)  22:28, 25 August 2013
 ...stic convergence]]. It may be viewed as a notion of convergence for random variables that is similar to, but not the same as, the notion of [[pointwise conver ...is a [[measurable space]]). A (<math>\mathbb{C}^n</math>valued) '''random variable''' is defined to be any [[measurable function]] <math>X:(\Omega,\mathcal{F2 KB (393 words)  11:53, 14 July 2008
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 ...s a height, weight, polling results, test performance, etc., obtained by [[random sampling]] of a population. ...ing samples, for this particular example, of the height of a number of men randomly drawn from the adult male population of ''C''.9 KB (1,291 words)  09:36, 27 June 2009
 #REDIRECT [[random variable]]29 B (3 words)  11:46, 14 July 2008
 Function of a discrete random variable yielding the probability that the variable will have a given value.143 B (20 words)  16:01, 4 September 2009
 is the conventional mathematical model of randomness. something to be chosen at random (outcome of experiment, state of nature, possibility etc.)18 KB (2,797 words)  19:37, 30 January 2011
 ...ated or spread out things are), and correlation (how related two different variables are). These concepts are further explained in this article. ...s a height, weight, polling results, test performance, etc., obtained by [[random sampling]] of a population.15 KB (2,375 words)  20:59, 25 November 2010
 that divide the range of a [[random variable]] into two parts such that the random variable is less or equal to it3 KB (436 words)  13:38, 21 January 2010
 ...into philosophy, Bruce Schneier has a reasonable criterion for a source of random numbers: "It cannot be reliably reproduced."<ref name=Schneier>{{citation ...le to be adequately random with a technique that does not depend on a true random physical process. In other cases, it may be practical to use a combination23 KB (3,647 words)  14:11, 17 August 2013
 ...esponding to a realvalued random variable; gives the probability that the variable is less than or equal to ''x''; often abbreviated as CDF.284 B (39 words)  10:22, 24 November 2009
 The probability that the given sequence of random variables converges is 1.111 B (14 words)  11:39, 14 July 2008