Range (of variation of a sample)
between the largest and smallest values in the ordered sample
obtained by taking independent measurements of the same random variable . Let be the distribution function of the random variable . Then the probability distribution for the range is
|||B.L. van der Waerden, "Mathematische Statistik" , Springer (1957)|
|||L.N. Bol'shev, N.V. Smirnov, "Tables of mathematical statistics" , Libr. math. tables , 46 , Nauka (1983) (In Russian) (Processed by L.S. Bark and E.S. Kedrova)|
The range of variation of a sample is also called the sample range.
|[a1]||D.B. Owen, "Handbook of statistical tables" , Addison-Wesley (1962)|
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