Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Biostatistics
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Krieger, A. M. 2005. Unimodality. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 8.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
This entry considers the restriction that the density is unimodal on two related problems. The first problem is to obtain refined bounds on the probability in the tail through extensions of Chebyshev's inequality. The second problem is to refine interpolation of distribution functions by obtaining tighter bounds.
- unimodal densities;
- Chebyshev's inequality;