[SciPy-User] poisson distribution in scipy.stats

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Nov 9 15:00:29 CST 2009


On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 14:58, Davide Cittaro
<davide.cittaro@ifom-ieo-campus.it> wrote:
> Hi all,
> about the poisson generator... given l (expected) and k (found) I guess that
> the way to get the probability of k I have to do this:
>
> d = scipy.stats.poisson(l)
> p = pmf(k)

Correct.

> which I found being the same of
> p = scipy.stats.poisson.pmf(l, k)

Also correct.

> I've here some code in which it is written:
> d = scipy.stats.poisson(l, k)

That one is completely wrong.

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Robert Kern

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