1) probability distribution. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English
Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...Statistics 1. See probability density. 2. A function of a discrete random variable yielding the probability that the variable will have a given value.... 2) Poisson distribution. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English
Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...Statistics A probability distribution which arises when counting the number of occurrences of a rare event in a long series of trials. After Simeon Denis Poisson... 3) binomial distribution. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English
Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...The frequency distribution of the probability of a specified number of successes in an arbitrary number of repeated independent Bernoulli trials. Also called Bernoulli... 4) random. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth
Edition. 2000. ...& Statistics Of or relating to a type of circumstance or event that is described by a probability distribution. 3. Of or relating to an event in which all outcomes... 5) probability density. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English
Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...the interval. 2. The calculated value of a probability density. In both senses also called probability distribution.... 6) XIV. Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings: Morphology-Embryology-Rudimentary
Organs. Analogical Resemblances. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. Origin of
Species. The Harvard Classics ...distribution may sometimes be brought usefully into play in classing large genera, because all the species of the same genus, inhabiting any distinct and isolated... 7) even 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth
Edition. 2000. ...in degree, extent, or amount: Use even amounts of butter and sugar. b. Equally matched or balanced: an even fight. c. Just; fair: an even bargain. d. Having nothing... 8) statistics. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001 ...the problem of sampling. This is an attempt to determine for what larger group (called the population) of individuals or characteristics the statistics for this particular... 9) XIII. Geographical Distribution-Continued. Fresh-water Productions. Darwin,
Charles Robert. 1909-14. Origin of Species. The Harvard Classics ...forget the probability of many fresh-water forms laving formerly ranged continuously over immense areas, and then having become extinct at intermediate points. But... 10) XIII. Geographical Distribution-Continued. On the Relations of the
Inhabitants of Islands to Those of the Nearest Mainland. Darwin, Charles
Robert. 1909-14. Origin of Species. The Harvard Classics ...infer from their present manner of distribution, that they have spread from one island to the others. But we often take, I think, an erroneous view of the probability... |