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- Applied statistics [r]: the practice of collecting and interpreting numerical observations for the purpose of generating information.
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*Add brief definition or description* - Discrete probability distribution [r]: Class of probability distributions in which the values that might be observed are restricted to being within a pre-defined list of possible values.
^{[e]} - Exponential distribution [r]: Class of continuous probability distributions that describe the times between events in a Poisson process, i.e. a process in which events occur continuously and independently at a constant average rate.
^{[e]} - Normal distribution [r]: a symmetrical bell-shaped probability distribution representing the frequency of random variations of a quantity from its mean.
^{[e]} - Simeon Denis Poisson [r]: (1781 – 1840) French mathematician known for his work on definite integrals, electromagnetic theory and probability theory.
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