Computational Formulas

  • Andranik Tangian
Part of the Studies in Choice and Welfare book series (WELFARE)


Chebyshev’s inequality [Korn and Korn 1968, 18.3.5].For a random variable X with expectation\( \mu \) and variance \( \sigma^2 \) it holds :
$$\mathrm{Pr}(|X-\mu|\geq C)\;\leq\; \frac{\sigma^2}{C^2}\qquad(C\;>\;0) $$


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  • Andranik Tangian
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  1. 1.WSI Hans-Böckler-FoundationDüsseldorfGermany

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