Probability Density Function

Probability Density Function definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): PDF

Definition(s): A function that provides the "local" probability distribution of a test statistic. From a finite sample size n, a probability density function will be approximated by a histogram.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-22 Rev. 1a

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary