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Constructing and estimating probability distributions from moments
Author(s): J. Tekel; L. Cohen
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Paper Abstract

We present two methods to obtain a probability distribution from its moments. In the first method one chooses a set of orthogonal polynomials with corresponding weighting function. In the second method one chooses a starting distribution and uses that to construct orthogonal polynomials. We give a number of examples.

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Date Published: 2 May 2012
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8391, Automatic Target Recognition XXII, 83910E (2 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.919443
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J. Tekel, City Univ. of New York (United States)
L. Cohen, City Univ. of New York (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8391:
Automatic Target Recognition XXII
Firooz A. Sadjadi; Abhijit Mahalanobis, Editor(s)

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