QuantLib_NormalDistribution man page

NormalDistribution — Normal distribution function.  


#include <ql/math/distributions/normaldistribution.hpp>

Inherits unary_function< Real, Real >.

Public Member Functions

NormalDistribution (Real average=0.0, Real sigma=1.0)
Real operator() (Real x) const
Real derivative (Real x) const

Detailed Description

Normal distribution function.

Given x, it returns its probability in a Gaussian normal distribution. It provides the first derivative too.


the correctness of the returned value is tested by checking it against numerical calculations. Cross-checks are also performed against the CumulativeNormalDistribution and InverseCumulativeNormal classes.


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Referenced By

The man page NormalDistribution(3) is an alias of QuantLib_NormalDistribution(3).

Wed Aug 2 2017 Version 1.10 QuantLib