Poisson Distribution
Description
Streams of events in time that satisfy certain conditions can form what is called a Poisson process. The number of events observed in a unit of time follows a Poisson distribution. Use the slider to adjust the “intensity” of the process –the average number of events in a unit of time — and watch how the overall distribution changes.
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Author: Chris Boucher. Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA.

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