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Tool: Poisson Experiment
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Go to: http://mathforum.org/te/exchange/hosted/russell/poisson.htm (opens a new window)
Description: This applet allows the user to fix a rate and time interval for a Poisson process (counting the number of occurrences in a fixed time interval). Experimental and theoretical results, including expected value and standard deviation, are shown.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Authors: Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Alabama at Huntsville
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Activity: Poisson Processes
Tool: Probability/Statistics Object Library
Courses: Probability & Statistics Simulating Experiments, Discrete Random Variables

Teacher Review (Based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Craig, Dec 6 2004 12:30:28:433AM
What did students learn? Simulation of Poisson processes
Recommended for:
Probability & Statistics: Samples and Experiments, Probability
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  Suzanne
Comment:The Math Forum is hosting the applet because of problems with the original site.
  Anne Lake
Comment:The web address would not let me into the site.