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Keywords:
linear combination of random variables; logistic distribution; normal distribution; products of random variables; ratios of random variables
Summary:
The distributions of linear combinations, products and ratios of random variables arise in many areas of engineering. In this note, the exact distributions of $\alpha X + \beta Y$, $\vert X Y \vert$ and $\vert X/Y \vert$ are derived when $X$ and $Y$ are independent normal and logistic random variables. The normal and logistic distributions have been two of the most popular models for measurement errors in engineering.
References:
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