Published Online: 15 OCT 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science
How to Cite
Walwyn, R. 2005. Expectation. Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science.
- Published Online: 15 OCT 2005
The expectation of a random variable with a particular probability distribution is its theoretical mean or average value. Expectations can also be calculated for functions of random variables.
- random variable;
- probability distribution