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  • noun mathematics A Poisson distribution

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  • The Jakarta Land Transportation Unit head, Hendah Sunugroho, explained that the city often experienced public transportation backlogs in certain spots because Indonesia has a so-called Poissonian distribution transportation system.

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News

  • Why Poissonian traffic models matter more now than ever, part 6

    More Evidence That Hurricanes Are The Result Of A Poisson Process « Climate Audit

  • The CT, on the other hand, points to the low intensity as an indication of nonclassical light which may display even sub-Poissonian photocount statistics and may provide thus an optimized optical communication channel in biological systems within living matter of "optimized" high optical density2.

    A Biophotonic Theory of Evolution

  • More realistically, the odds range from 0.0 (some people just cannot get pregnant), to Very High (since actual probability is very non-Poissonian).

    Should She or Shouldn’t She?

  • Of course eruptions are Poissonian in distribution, but still….

    Satellite Measurements « Climate Audit

  • • This coherent emission of bioluminescence (having the characteristics of a \ "bio-laser\" emission) was demonstrated by using high technology and methodology, such as a photomultiplier, that is able to determine the Poissonian Photocount Statistics of a \ "biophoton emission\" and the hyperbolic-like relaxation of \ "delayed luminescence\" by analyzing the \ "biophoton emission\" and the

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  • The slower-than-exponential decay of the inter-event time distribution suggests that deliberate human activity is inherently non-Poissonian.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • David Beckham - Physicist (And A Poissonian Process For Predicting Soccer Goals)

    Scientific Blogging

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