Cumulative distribution function: Difference between revisions

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The inverse of the cdf can be used to translate results obtained for the uniform distribution to other distributions.
=== '''Empirical distribution function''' ===
The [[empirical distribution function]] is an estimate of the cumulative distribution function that generated the points in the sample. It converges with probability 1 to that underlying distribution. A number of results exist to quantify the rate of convergence of the empirical distribution function to the underlying cumulative distribution function{{Citation needed|date=January 2020}}.