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Student's t distribution
or
Student t distribution
Word Origin
noun
,
Statistics.
1.
a bell-shaped probability distribution that is flatter or more stretched out than the normal distribution.
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Also called
t distribution
.
Origin of
Student's t distribution
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1925-1930
1925-30;
after
Student,
pseudonym of William Sealy Gosset (1876-1937), English statistician;
t
represents a random variable in the equation describing this type of distribution
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