ERIC Number: EJ1025351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
Scaling the Poisson Distribution
Farnsworth, David L.
PRIMUS, v24 n2 p104-115 2014
We derive the additive property of Poisson random variables directly from the probability mass function. An important application of the additive property to quality testing of computer chips is presented.
Descriptors: Mathematical Formulas, Calculus, Equations (Mathematics), Tests, Statistical Distributions, Computers, College Students, Probability
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