Definition:Elementary Event

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Definition

Let $\EE$ be an experiment.


An elementary event of $\EE$, often denoted $\omega$ (Greek lowercase omega) is one of the elements of the sample space $\Omega$ (Greek capital omega) of $\EE$.


Also known as

An elementary event is one of the possible outcomes of $\mathcal E$.

Thus outcome means the same thing as elementary event.

Some sources refer to an elementary event as a sample point.


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