Gaussian curve


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Synonyms for Gaussian curve

a symmetrical curve representing the normal distribution

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If his visit were at the beginning, or 25 percent of the Gaussian curve, then one-quarter of the Wall's life would be passed, with three-quarters remaining.
Fei, "Improving the peak wavelength detection accuracy of Sn-doped, H2-loaded FBG high temperature sensors by wavelet filter and Gaussian curve fitting," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol.
Explanation of S&P500 Index Distribution Deviation from a Gaussian Curve (Dynamic Financial Market Model), Journal of Accounting and Finance 11(2): 69-77.
In the world of mediocristan, people's incomes and prospects are scalable; the success or failure is predictable on a Gaussian curve.
Since the slope of a Gaussian curve is positive to the left of the mode, zero at the mode and negative to the right of the mode, the logarithmic derivative decreases linearly.
The likelihood of success or failure is predictable on a Gaussian curve (the typical bell curve model used in statistics).
The Gaussian curve is the most important statistical distribution to describe quantitative random variables.
However, the well-documented transformation of college grades from a Gaussian curve into a stalagmite-shaped aberration (stark confirmation of rampant grade inflation) is a topic far too large for this discussion.
To obtain a more quantitative analysis of the distribution of pits and surface pigments in the 2D projection images, the large central peak in the pixel intensity histograms--due to the principal surface reflection--was modeled as a Gaussian curve.
The data were fit to a non linear Gaussian curve with 3 parameters;
The plateau in growth rate implied by the logistic dose-response curve or the maximum in growth rate for juvenile urchins well after settlement implied by the Gaussian curve suggests that urchin growth is not at its maximum when sea urchins first settle.