Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 21:09:27 -0400
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Subject: Re: estimating poisson distribution (Was: blank)
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The sample mean is an unbiased estimator of the lambda parameter of the
You can use the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test to check that it is not unreasonable
to use the Poisson distribution. The syntax is
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I have a set of count data, for which I would like to find the closest
fitting Poisson distribution.
How can I use SPSS to estimate the mean ?
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