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From  Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com> 
Subject  Re: [math] meaning of "support" in distributions classes 
Date  Mon, 03 Jan 2011 04:46:55 GMT 
On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote: > We don't precisely define what we mean by the support of a distribution > anywhere. I have been assuming that we mean the smallest closed set such > that its complement has probability 0. Why closed? Why not just the smallest set such that the complement has probability 0?  
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