BUILT-IN WOLFRAM LANGUAGE SYMBOL

TargetFunctions

TargetFunctions
is an option for functions such as ComplexExpand and FindDistribution that specifies what functions to attempt to generate in the output.

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This gives an answer in terms of Re[z] and Im[z]:

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With TargetFunctions->{Abs, Arg}, the answer is given in terms of Abs[z] and Arg[z]:

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Use Conjugate as a target function:

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Generate data sampled from a mixture distribution:

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Estimate the best distribution from this data:

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With TargetFunctions->{GammaDistribution,NormalDistribution}, the answer is given in terms of gamma distributions and normal distributions:

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With TargetFunctions->{GammaDistribution}, the answer is given in terms of gamma distributions:

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Compare the PDFs for the three distributions:

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Introduced in 1996
(3.0)
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