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Good, IJ (1986)

Some statistical applications of Poissonís work

Statistical Science 1(2), 157-170.

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Abstract: ABSTRACT: Statistical applications and repercussions of Poisson's work are reviewed in historical perspective with special reference to (i) the distinction he made between two kinds of probability; (ii) the law of large numbers; (iii) the Poisson distribution; (iv) the difference between two proportions; (v) legalistic statistics; (vi) Poisson's summation formula; (vii) the Cauchy distribution; and (viii) the Poisson bracket


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Reference Type: Journal Article

Subject Area(s): General Interest, Statistics