degrees of freedom

The number of degrees of freedom of a distributionPlanetmathPlanetmath ( is the number of parameters that are used to the value of the distribution and are either known or assumed to be independent.

The following use degrees of freedom:

Remark: The number of degrees of freedom has also a physical meaning related to the possible directions of motion of the system.

Title degrees of freedom
Canonical name DegreesOfFreedom
Date of creation 2013-03-22 17:10:53
Last modified on 2013-03-22 17:10:53
Owner Wkbj79 (1863)
Last modified by Wkbj79 (1863)
Numerical id 7
Author Wkbj79 (1863)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 60E05
Classification msc 62A01