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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Newbie math question - roots of a distribution
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-08 04:54:35

> I'm not sure this is right, since the inverse cdf: returns a value x such that cdf(dist(N,p), x) == P.
> I'm trying to find 'p'. And if I understand it correctly the examples of the inverse cdf still have to specify p first.

Apologies I read your post too quickly - if you want the success faction
then see

Pay particular attention to the different methods used and the linked
references and discussions as some methods are particular adept at
returning "wrong" answers.

Hopefully I've answered the question you actually asked this time ;-)


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