Date: Apr 25, 2013 7:37 AM
Author: Torsten
Subject: Re: parameters of laplace distribution

"yugandhar ch" <> wrote in message <klb22d$3nh$>...
> in the laplace distribution ,the location parameter is estimated by median instead of mean,
> why?can anyone gives detail derivation.
> thanks
> yugandhar

Mean and median of the Laplace distribution are the same.

Take a look at
for details.

Best wishes