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Gaussian distribution

Gaussian distribution(Gaussian curve, normal distribution) The values of a variable (x) are distributed systematically around their mean () according to a frequency f, given by: f = 1/(s(2π)−2) exp (−(x2)/2s2), where s is the standard deviation. It is named after the German mathematician Karl Friedrich Gauss (1777–1855).

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Gaussian distribution

Gauss·i·an dis·tri·bu·tion / ˈgousēən/ • n. Statistics another term for normal distribution.

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Gaussian distribution Another name for normal distribution.

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Gaussian distribution

Gaussian distribution See NORMAL DISTRIBUTION.

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