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Table 3 Theoretical probability distribution acronyms (for full list visit https://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/stats.html—SciPy statistical functions)

From: DI2: prior-free and multi-item discretization of biological data and its applications

Distribution acronym Description
Alpha Alpha continuous random variable
Exponnorm Exponentially modified Normal continuous random variable
Foldcauchy Folded Cauchy continuous random variable
Recipinvgauss Reciprocal inverse Gaussian continuous random variable
Frechet_r Frechet right (or Weibull minimum) continuous random variable
Mielke Mielke Beta-Kappa / Dagum continuous random variable
Johnsonsu Johnson SU continuous random variable
Johnsonsb Johnson SB continuous random variable
Genextreme Generalized extreme value continuous random variable
chi2 Chi-squared continuous random variable
genlogistic Generalized logistic continuous random variable
Laplace Laplace continuous random variable
Genhalflogistic Generalized half-logistic continuous random variable
Gengamma Generalized gamma continuous random variable
Pearson3 Pearson type III continuous random variable