Wolfram U

Statistical Distributions

Estimated Time: 24 min

Course Level: Intermediate


The Wolfram Language includes extensive coverage for statistical distributions. This class explores the properties of derived distributions, probability distributions, mixture distributions and more. Other topics include random number generation and parameter estimation. This class assumes basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language and statistics concepts.

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You'll Learn To

  • Compute various properties of statistical distributions using Wolfram Language built-in functions
  • Estimate probabilities and expectations
  • Generate random numbers for simulations
  • Estimate parameters
  • Construct new derived and formula distributions
  • Define continuous probability distributions based on a probability density function (PDF)
  • Build component mixtures and parametric mixtures
  • Construct multivariate derived distributions and copulas
  • Construct nonparametric and survival distributions