# Definition: Beta-distributed data

**Index:**The Book of Statistical Proofs ▷ Statistical Models ▷ Frequency data ▷ Beta-distributed data ▷ Definition

**Definition:** Beta-distributed data are defined as a set of proportions $y = \left\lbrace y_1, \ldots, y_n \right\rbrace$ with $y_i \in [0,1], \; i = 1,\ldots,n$, independent and identically distributed according to a beta distribution with shapes $\alpha$ and $\beta$:

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**Metadata:**ID: D77 | shortcut: beta-data | author: JoramSoch | date: 2020-06-28, 21:16.