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Poisson Distribution Model
written by Francisco Esquembre
The Poisson Distribution Model shows how to use the Apache Commons Math library (included in EJS) to generate random numbers that follow the Poisson distribution.  A histogram of the numbers is displayed.  This simple teaching example illustrates the use of the Histogram view element and how to speed up a simulation by running the model several time before updating the view.

Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.6 of Java (JRE).
1 source code document is available
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Mathematical Tools
- Probability
- Statistics
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Simulation
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June 11, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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Poisson Distribution Model:

Is Based On Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool

The Easy Java Simulations Modeling and Authoring Tool is needed to explore the computational model used in the EJS Poisson distribution example.

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