random variable

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Noun[edit]

random variable ‎(plural random variables)

  1. (statistics, broadly) A quantity whose value is random and to which a probability distribution is assigned, such as the possible outcome of a roll of a dice.
  2. (statistics, formally) A measurable function from a sample space to the measurable space of possible values of the variable.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]