### Abstract

This paper presents a simple sigmoid function for approximation of cumulative standard normal probabilities. The approximation has an error of ±0.000043 for -8 ≤ Z ≤ 8.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 91-95 |

Number of pages | 5 |

Journal | Applied Mathematics and Computation |

Volume | 77 |

Issue number | 1 |

State | Published - 1996 |

Externally published | Yes |

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### ASJC Scopus subject areas

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- Computational Mathematics
- Numerical Analysis

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*Applied Mathematics and Computation*,

*77*(1), 91-95.

**A sigmoid approximation of the standard normal integral.** / Waissi, Gary; Rossin, Donald F.

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*Applied Mathematics and Computation*, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 91-95.

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