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Title: Fitting an Observed Frequency Distribution to the Closest Poisson Distribution
Url: http://faculty.vassar.edu/lowry/poissonfit.html
Creator: Lowry, Richard, 1940-
Publisher: Vassar College
Description: This page calculates the Poisson distribution that most closely fits an observed frequency distribution, as determined by the method of least squares. Users enter observed frequencies, and the page returns the fitted Poisson frequencies, the mean and variance of the observed distribution and the fitted Poisson distribution, and R-squared.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Sampling distribution
Science -- Mathematics -- Mathematical statistics -- Study and teaching. Research
Social sciences -- Statistics -- Theory and method of social science statistics -- Frequency distribution
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Frequency distributions
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Mathematics Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Richard Lowry
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Data Presentation -- Multivariate Quantitative Relationships -- Regression
Probability -- Univariate Distributions -- Discrete
Statistical Inference and Techniques -- Nonlinear Models
Date Of Record Release: 2008-06-25 03:00:08 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-09-03 08:51:43 (W3C-DTF)
Source: CAUSEweb
Full Record Views: 41
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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