Poisson Distribution

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Poisson Distribution

In statistics, a distribution representing the probability of a random event that occurs at regular intervals on average. Each event occurs independently of every other one.
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A more important advantage of the Poisson statistics is the introduction of an error estimate comparable to most digital PCR quantification strategies.
Criteria for deciding the quality of the fit include the reduced chi-square, [chi square], whose value, for ideal Poisson statistics, should be exactly 1.
The uncertainty of the collected signal is fully described by Poisson statistics.