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Poisson distribution

División en sílabas: Pois·son dis·tri·bu·tion
Pronunciación: /pwäˈsän ˌdistrəˌbyo͞oSH(ə)n
 
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Definición de Poisson distribution en inglés:

sustantivo

Statistics
A discrete frequency distribution that gives the probability of a number of independent events occurring in a fixed time.
Example sentences
  • In this he was the first to note that events with low frequency in a large population followed a Poisson distribution even when the probabilities of the events varied.
  • Because of the extreme non-normality of these scores, we used a statistical test for two Poisson distributions.
  • The Poisson distribution provides a statistical description of the number of enzymes in the droplet.

Origen

named after the French mathematical physicist Siméon-Denis Poisson ( 1781–1840).

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