Accession Number : ADA266600


Title :   Moments in Statistics: Approximations to Densities and Goodness-of-Fit


Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF STATISTICS


Personal Author(s) : Stephens, Michael A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a266600.pdf


Report Date : 11 May 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 19


Abstract : In this article the author discusses ways in which moments are used (a) to approximate distributions, and (b) to test fit to a given distribution.


Descriptors :   *MOMENTS , *GOODNESS OF FIT TESTS , DENSITY , VARIABLES , DEGREES OF FREEDOM , APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS) , STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS , CHI SQUARE TEST


Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE