uniform (continuous) random variable

A random variableMathworldPlanetmath X is said to be a () random variable with parameters a and b if its probability density functionMathworldPlanetmath is given by


and is denoted XU(a,b).


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    They are also called rectangular distributions, considers that all points in the interval [a,b] have the same mass.

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Title uniform (continuous) random variable
Canonical name UniformcontinuousRandomVariable
Date of creation 2013-03-22 11:54:18
Last modified on 2013-03-22 11:54:18
Owner mathcam (2727)
Last modified by mathcam (2727)
Numerical id 10
Author mathcam (2727)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 60-00
Synonym uniform random variable
Synonym rectangular distribution
Synonym uniform distribution