Accession Number : AD0262757

Title :   THE DISTRIBUTION OF HOMOGENEOUS AND NON-HOMOGENEOUS QUADRATIC FUNCTIONS OF NORMAL VARIABLES

Corporate Author : BOEING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH LABS SEATTLE WASH

Personal Author(s) : RUBEN,HAROLD

Report Date : AUG 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The distribution of homogeneous and non-homogeneous quadratic functions of normal variables is presented. In geometrical terms the probability content is evaluated for a fixed ellipsoid of arbitrary size, location and orientation under an underlying multivariate normal distribution.

Descriptors :   *COMPLEX VARIABLES, *FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), *GEOMETRY, *STATISTICAL FUNCTIONS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), PROBABILITY, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE