# Talk:Multivariate normal distribution

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## Wrong PDF for Bivariate case

I think the second formula for the pdf of the bivariate case is wrong since it does not generate the same cross term than the formula above (there is a factor \rho) missing.

128.103.224.4 (talk) 21:46, 24 July 2015 (UTC)

## Entropy

I reckon the entropy formula could be wrong when compared to the referenced paper and the Differential_entropy wiki page. It should be

${\displaystyle H=1/2\log(2\pi e^{N}\det(COV))}$

### Changed

The determinant bars were previously missing in the infobox; I just changed it to an equivalent but I think clearer form. Epistemenical (talk) 22:23, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

## truly terrible TeX code

I found the following code:

y\left( x \right) = {\mathop{\rm sgn}} \left( {{\rho }} \right)\frac{{{\sigma _y}}}{{{\sigma _x}}}\left( {x - {\mu _x}} \right) + {\mu _y}.

I changed it to this:

y(x) = \mathop{\rm sgn} (\rho)\frac{\sigma_Y}{\sigma_X} (x - \mu_X) + \mu_Y.

Quite aside from the incorrectly lower-case subscripts, can a worse way of writing TeX code be imagined, short of actual malice? Michael Hardy (talk) 20:14, 28 June 2015 (UTC)