Or rather, what is the "~" notation mean? For reference, I'm trying to understand this section from a sci-kit learn documentation page.

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    $\begingroup$ X ~ D, means the random variable X has the probability distribution D $\endgroup$ Aug 6, 2022 at 18:57
  • $\begingroup$ In this case I think they just mean "approximately" bu ~: in one dimension we need on average the number of points $n$ to be around $1/d$. $\endgroup$
    – Erwan
    Aug 6, 2022 at 22:52


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