User talk:Paul Pogonyshev

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I have a PhD in statistics and I have NEVER seen D(X) used to denote the variance of a random variable X. Perhaps in some specialized areas of statistics or probability theory notations differ from what is generally known; what is generally known certainly does not include the D(X) notation that you put in the article titled variance. Michael Hardy 19:27, 17 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Russian typography[edit]

...I suggest that you read about Russian typography first (there is an article in Russian Wikipedia with that name. ...

Thanks a lot for your note. I did a lot of electronic publishing in English, but never took time to read a Russian typography manual online. Great news it's on ru:WP, I'll take a look. BACbKA 07:01, 16 Dec 2004 (UTC)
I tried to find an article with "типография" there and failed. Can you please give a link to the manual of style? Also, it's probably a good idea to interwiki it with Wikipedia:Manual_of_style so that others don't get puzzled. BACbKA 22:37, 21 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Parameter estimation[edit]

I see you added some parameter estimation material to lognormal distribution. There are a lot of other probability distribution articles that need a parameter estimation section. I am trying to do that, but any help you could provide would be welcome. PAR 14:28, 15 May 2005 (UTC)

Don't count on me seriously. I'm just a student finishing his final university paper who decided to put results of his computations to the Wikipedia ;) -- Paul Pogonyshev 15:19, 15 May 2005 (UTC)

Could you check the gamma distribution page? There is a question about your generator entry. Look for the "where x is ????" in the "Generating gamma random variables" section. PAR 22:41, 13 July 2005 (UTC)

Done. It was a `I forgot this one mistake' when I converted notations. --Paul Pogonyshev 14:17, 15 July 2005 (UTC)

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