Chebyshev's inequality

World English Dictionary
Chebyshev's inequality (ˈtʃɛbɪˌʃɒfs)
statistics the fundamental theorem that the probability that a random variable differs from its mean by more than k standard deviations is less than or equal to 1/k²
[named after P. L. Chebyshev (1821--94), Russian mathematician]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: chebyshev polynomial
Next Definition: chebyshev-equation
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for chebyshev's inequality
More from
Search for articles containing chebyshev's inequality Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature