## November 11, 2004

### Continuous versus Discrete Distributions

Jeff Bilmes makes an excellent point about distributions and talking about them correctly. In particular:An exponential distribution is a continous distribution.

A geometric distribution is the discrete version.

A gamma distribution is a continuous distribution.

A negative binomial distribution is the the discrete analog.

Posted by djp3 at November 11, 2004 5:08 PM | TrackBack (0)

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