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Rice (Nakagami-n) Distribution

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Probability Density Function (PDF)

Rice distribution PDF

where is the modified Bessel function of the first kind of order zero:

Rice (Nakagami-n) Distribution Fitting

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Rice (Nakagami-n) Distribution Graphs and Properties

EasyFit displays all graphs and properties of the Rice (Nakagami-n) distribution, presenting the results in an easy to read & understand manner. EasyFit calculates statistical moments (mean, variance etc.), quantiles, tail probabilities depending on the distribution parameters you specify.

Random Numbers from the Rice (Nakagami-n) Distribution

You can easily generate random numbers from the Rice (Nakagami-n) distribution in a variety of ways:

  • directly from EasyFit
  • in Excel sheets using the worksheet functions provided by EasyFitXL
  • in your VBA applications using the EasyFitXL library

Excel Worksheet and VBA Functions

EasyFitXL enables you to use the following functions in your Excel sheets and VBA applications:

Function Name
RicePdf Probability Density Function
RiceCdf Cumulative Distribution Function
RiceHaz Hazard Function
RiceInv Inverse CDF (Quantile Function)
RiceRand Random Numbers
RiceMean Mean
RiceVar Variance
RiceStdev Standard Deviation

Learn more: EasyFit Help on the Rice (Nakagami-n) distribution