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Topic: About the definition of "discrete random variable"
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Re: About the definition of "discrete random variable"
Posted: May 28, 2012 1:35 PM
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Lindgren (3rd ed.) has the same definition as Hogg and Craig. One possible reason for the finite in any interval restriction: a countably infinite number of points in any interval would make the CDF difficult to use. (?)


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