Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox™ offers two ways to work with the Pearson distribution:
Use distribution-specific functions (
pearsrnd) with specified distribution parameters. The distribution-specific functions can accept parameters from multiple Pearson distributions.
To learn about the Pearson distribution, see Pearson Distribution.
- Pearson Distribution
The Pearson distribution is a flexible, four-parameter distribution that has an arbitrary mean, standard deviation, skewness, and kurtosis.
- Generating Data Using Flexible Families of Distributions
The Pearson and Johnson systems are flexible parametric families of distributions that provide good matches for a wide range of data shapes.