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What does MGF stand for?

MGF stands for Moment-Generating Function

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Subjects addressed include: a brief review of set theory, probability basics, random variables and distributions, expectation and functions of random variables, moment-generating functions, approximate and limiting behavior, and joint, marginal, and conditional distributions.
The second part of the text is for the more mathematically inclined and discusses properties of the expected value, continuous distributions, probability distributions of a single random variable, joint probability distributions for dependent random variables, the multivariate normal distribution, conditional distributions, and moment-generating functions.