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The Poisson Process

The Poisson Process

Created by Kyle Siegrist of the University of Alabama-Huntsville, this online, interactive lesson on the Poisson process provides examples, exercises, and applets. Specific topics include the exponential distribution, gamma distribution, Poisson distribution, splitting a Poisson process, analogy with Bernoulli trials, and higher dimensional Poisson processes. Additionally, the author offers external resources for those interested in further study of this statistical concept. Overall, this is a nice resource as it provides students with definitions and then allows them to apply these theories in the form of interactive applets.


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