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Wrong comment in distribution

Nicolas Cellier
value: aNumber
        "Answers the probability that a random variable distributed according to the receiver
         gives a value between aNumber and aNumber + espilon (infinitesimal interval)."

This is not true. Such probability would be zero.
This message answer the density of probability, that is the derivative:

limit eps->0 P( x >= aNumber && x <= aNumber + eps ) / eps

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Re: Wrong comment in distribution

Nicolas Cellier

2016-05-04 15:03 GMT+02:00 Nicolas Cellier <[hidden email]>:
value: aNumber
        "Answers the probability that a random variable distributed according to the receiver
         gives a value between aNumber and aNumber + espilon (infinitesimal interval)."

This is not true. Such probability would be zero.
This message answer the density of probability, that is the derivative:

limit eps->0 P( x >= aNumber && x <= aNumber + eps ) / eps

It sounds like I didn't finish my sentence:

It is the derivative of cumulative distribution function P( x < aNumber ) which is answered by #distributionValue:

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Re: Wrong comment in distribution

stepharo
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Hi nicolas

So what is the correct version?

If you commit a new package version I will integrate it :)

Stef
Le 4/5/16 à 15:03, Nicolas Cellier a écrit :
value: aNumber
        "Answers the probability that a random variable distributed according to the receiver
         gives a value between aNumber and aNumber + espilon (infinitesimal interval)."

This is not true. Such probability would be zero.
This message answer the density of probability, that is the derivative:

limit eps->0 P( x >= aNumber && x <= aNumber + eps ) / eps
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