lognormal
adjective Date: 1945 relating to or being a normal distribution that is the distribution of the logarithm of a random variable; also relating to or being such a random variable • lognormality nounlognormally adverb

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  • lognormal — adjective Describing a logarithmic function that has a normal distribution …   Wiktionary

  • lognormal — log•nor•mal [[t]lɔgˈnɔr məl, lɒg [/t]] adj. math. of, pertaining to, or designating a distribution of a random variable for which the logarithm of the variable has a normal distribution • Etymology: 1945 log•nor′mal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • lognormal — (ˈ) ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: log + normal (IV) : relating to or being a normal distribution that is the distribution of the logarithm of a random variable ; also : relating to or being such a random variable • lognormality ¦ ̷ ̷… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lognormal-Verteilung — Die logarithmische Normalverteilung (kurz Log Normalverteilung) ist eine kontinuierliche Wahrscheinlichkeitsverteilung über der Menge der positiven reellen Zahlen. Sie beschreibt die Verteilung einer Zufallsvariablen X, wenn ln(X) normalverteilt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lognormal distribution — A distribution where the logarithm of the variable follows a normal distribution. Lognormal distributions are used to describe returns calculated over periods of a year or more. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

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  • lognormal distribution — logaritminis normalusis skirstinys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. logarithmic normal distribution; lognormal distribution vok. logarithmische Normalverteilung, f; lognormale Verteilung, f; Lognormalverteilung, f rus. логарифмически… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • lognormal distribution — /lawg nawr meuhl, log /, Math. a distribution of a random variable for which the logarithm of the variable has a normal distribution. [LOG(ARITHM) + NORMAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • lognormal distribution — /lawg nawr meuhl, log /, Math. a distribution of a random variable for which the logarithm of the variable has a normal distribution. [LOG(ARITHM) + NORMAL] …   Useful english dictionary

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