nLab
moment

This article is on the concept of moment in probability theory. On some pages ‘moment’ is being used for idempotent (∞,1)-monad, e.g., see negative moment.

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Definition

For μ\mu a probability measure on the real line \mathbb{R}, its nnth moment for nn \in \mathbb{N} is the expectation value of x nx^n.

Properties

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