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Poisson Distribution

Fit parameters of the Poisson distribution to data, evaluate the distribution or its inverse, generate pseudorandom samples


makedist Create probability distribution object
fitdist Fit probability distribution object to data
distributionFitter Open Distribution Fitter app
cdf Cumulative distribution functions
icdf Inverse cumulative distribution functions
iqr Interquartile range
mean Mean of probability distribution
median Median of probability distribution
negloglik Negative log likelihood of probability distribution
paramci Confidence intervals for probability distribution parameters
pdf Probability density functions
proflik Profile likelihood function for probability distribution
random Random numbers
std Standard deviation of probability distribution
truncate Truncate probability distribution object
var Variance of probability distribution
poisscdf Poisson cumulative distribution function
poisspdf Poisson probability density function
poissinv Poisson inverse cumulative distribution function
poisstat Poisson mean and variance
poissfit Poisson parameter estimates
poissrnd Poisson random numbers

Using Objects

PoissonDistribution Poisson probability distribution object


Poisson Distribution

The Poisson distribution is appropriate for applications that involve counting the number of times a random event occurs in a given amount of time, distance, area, and so on.

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