Student's t distribution

[ stood-nts teedis-truh-byoo-shuhn, styood-nts ]

  1. another term for t distribution.

Origin of Student's t distribution

First recorded in 1925–30; after Student, pseudonym of English statistician William Sealy Gosset (1876–1937); t represents a random variable in the equation describing this type of distribution
  • Also Stu·dent t dis·tri·bu·tion .

Words Nearby Student's t distribution Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024