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September 23rd, 2013, 11:50 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Apr 2013 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Beta distribution trivial question
Anybody knows that it is easy to get the beta mean and variance given the parameters and of the distribution (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_distribution). Can we do right the opposite? I.e. is there any way to go uniquely from mean and variance to the beta parameters? 
September 23rd, 2013, 01:09 PM  #2  
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