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Poisson distribution
A mathematical statement of the probability that exactly k discrete events will take place during an interval of length t, expressed by equation 29
where k is a non-negative integer, e is the base of the natural logarithms (e2.71828), is the constant rate that the events occur, and t is the expected number of events occurring during an interval of length t.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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