Talk:Confidence interval/Definition

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"the range that contains the true value with a specified probability" is OK with me, but "A range (of a random variable) that — with a specified probability — contains the true value" is not. There is no such notion "the true value of a random variable". It is rather a (random) range of a (nonrandom) parameter. Boris Tsirelson 04:33, 30 June 2009 (UTC)