truncated distribution


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truncated distribution

[¦trəŋ‚kād·əd ‚dis·trə′byü·shən]
(statistics)
A distribution fashioned from another distribution by deleting that part of the distribution to the right or left of a random variable value.
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Boyle, Welsh, and Bishop (1988) present a refinement of that approach where the truncated distribution is normalized, so that all of the distribution's density lies below the truncation limit, and the distribution is everywhere continuous.
Visually, the truncated distributions are similar to the nontruncated distributions for the degrees of truncation used here.
Truncated distributions are more suited for simulating real-life data.
There are six different truncated distributions generated for privileged and public transition probability matrices.
of Queensland, Australia) and Krishnan (chief statistical architect, SYSTAT Software, Cranes Software International Limited in Bangalore, India) present the principles and methodology of the EM algorithm and introduce the range of potential applications both for evidently incomplete-data situations, where there are missing data, truncated distributions, or censored or grouped observations, and for situations where the incompleteness of data is not natural or evident.
First, we measure contractions by either C or GDP, and second, we use either the full distributions of stock-price changes (the left-hand panels of figure 4) or the truncated distributions that consider only stock-price declines (the right-hand panels).
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