moment problem

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moment problem

[′mō·mənt ‚präb·ləm]
(statistics)
The problem of finding a distribution whose moments have specified values, or of determining whether such a distribution exists.
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The problem of moments they can do, the problem of multiple moments is what they have a hard time with," Falchuk told (http://www.
Papanicolaou, "Maximum entropy in the problem of moments," Journal of Mathematical Physics, vol.
TAMARKIN, The Problem of Moments, Mathematical Surveys, vol.