Special Discrete Probability Distributions
The binomial (Bernoulli), multinomial, negative binomial (Pascal), and Poisson distributions are presented as the most frequently occurring discrete probability distributions in practice. The normal approximation of the binomial distribution is introduced as an example of the Laplace limit theorem, and the Poisson distribution is shown to represent a special limiting case of the binomial.
KeywordsPoisson Distribution Binomial Distribution Primary Ionization Negative Binomial Distribution Critical Error
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