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Ba ~bb 2. forty four Theorem. permit X rv N(fL, ~). Then: (1) The marginal distribution of Xa is Xa rv N(fLa, ~aa). (2) The conditional distribution of Xb given Xa = Xa is XblXa = Xa rv N ( fLb + ~ba~~;(Xa - fLa), ~bb - ~ba~~;~ab ) . (3) Ifa is a vector then aTX rv N(aTfL,aT~a). (4) V = (X - fL)T~-l(X -It) rv x%. 71f a and b are vectors then aTb = 2:~=1 aibi . 8~-1 is the inverse of the matrix ~. 9A matrix ~ is optimistic yes if, for all nonzero vectors x, xT~x > o. 2. eleven changes of Random Variables 2. eleven forty-one Transforrnations of Randorn Variables believe that X is a random variable with PDF fx and CDF Fx. allow Y = r(X) be a functionality of X, for instance, Y = X 2 or Y = eX. We name Y = r(X) a change of X. How will we compute the PDF and CDF of Y? within the discrete case, the answer's effortless. The mass functionality of Y is given through fy(y) lP'(Y = y) = lP'(r(X) = y) lP'({x; r(x) = y}) = lP'(X E r- 1 (y)). 2. forty five instance. believe that lP'(X = -1) = lP'(X = 1) = 1/4 and lP'(X = zero) = half. enable Y = X2. Then, lP'(Y = zero) = lP'(X = zero) = half and lP'(Y = 1) = lP'(X = 1) + lP'(X = -1) = 0.5. Summarizing: x fx(x) y fy(y) -1 1/4 o 0.5 o 0.5 1 half 1 1/4 Y takes fewer values than X as the transformation isn't really one-to-one. _ the continual case is tougher. There are 3 steps for locating fy: 3 Steps for ameliorations 1. for every y, locate the set Ay = {x: r(x):::; y}. 2. locate the CDF Fy(y) lP'(Y :::; y) = lP'(r(X) :::; y) lP'({x; r(x):::; y}) I (2. eleven) fx(x)dx. A" three. The PDF is fy(y) = FHy). 2. forty six instance. enable j"x(x) = e- x for x 1- e- x . > O. for that reason, Fx(x) = J~T allow Y = r(X) = logX. Then, Ay = {x: x:::; eY} and Fy(y) lP'(Y :::; y) = lP'(logX :::; y) lP'(X :::; eY) = Fx(e Y) = 1 - e-e". accordingly, fy(y) = eYe-e Y for y E R _ fx(s)ds = 42 2. Random Variables 2. forty seven instance. allow X density of X is Uniform ( -1,3). locate the rv fx(x) = {1/4 o if - 1 ~ x < otherwlse. PDF of Y three Y can in basic terms take values in (0,9). reflect on instances: (i) zero < y < 1 and (ii) 1 <::: y < nine. For case (i), Ay = [-JY, JYl and Fy(y) = fA fx(x)dx = (1/2)JY. For case (ii), Ay = [-1, JYl and Fy(y) = J~ y fx(x)dx = (1/4)(JY + 1). Differentiating F we get Jy(y) = {

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