The expected value of some complex valued random vectors is computed by means of the indicator function of a designed experiment as known in... Show moreThe expected value of some complex valued random vectors is computed by means of the indicator function of a designed experiment as known in algebraic statistics. The general theory is set-up and results are obtained for finite discrete random vectors and the Gaussian random vector. The precision space of some cubature rules/designed experiments is determined. Show less

Methods from Commutative Algebra and Numerical Analysis are combined to address a problem common to many disciplines: the estimation of the... Show moreMethods from Commutative Algebra and Numerical Analysis are combined to address a problem common to many disciplines: the estimation of the expected value of a polynomial of a random vector using a linear combination of a finite number of its values. In this work we remark on the error estimation in cubature formulæ for polynomial functions and introduce the notion of a precision space for a cubature rule. Show less