ERIC Number: EJ893142
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Updating a Classic: "The Poisson Distribution and the Supreme Court" Revisited
Cole, Julio H.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v32 n3 p78-80 Aut 2010
W. A. Wallis studied vacancies in the US Supreme Court over a 96-year period (1837-1932) and found that the distribution of the number of vacancies per year could be characterized by a Poisson model. This note updates this classic study.
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