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VARIATE TRANSFORMATION

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Definition:
The transformation of one variate into another, usually by a mathematical equation connecting them. The object is, as a rule, to transform the distribution function of one variate exactly or approximately into a distribution function of known form and properties.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 26, 2002