[SciPy-User] Gamma distribution in scipy.stats

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jan 28 13:12:48 CST 2010


On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 13:07, Bruce Southey <bsouthey@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think what  Gökhan is getting at is that limited description provided in
> the documentation link:
> "The Gamma distribution is often used to model the times to failure of
> electronic components, and arises naturally in processes for which the
> waiting times between Poisson distributed events are relevant."
>
> I actually think that part should be removed from the documentation.

I think "of electronic components" should be removed. I think the rest
is fine and useful.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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