Term: Log-normal Distribution
Last Updated: 2007-11-07
This is the probability distribution of any random variable whose logarithm is normally distributed. Thus, if Y is a random variable with a normal distribution, then exp(Y) has a log normal distribution. This distribution can be used to model nonzero positively skewed data.
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