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==The Poisson Distribution and the Supreme Court==
 
==The Poisson Distribution and the Supreme Court==
The Poisson Distributioin and the Supreme Court<b>
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The Poisson Distributioin and the Supreme Court<br>
''Journal of the American Statilstical Association'' 31, no. 195 (June 1936): 376-80
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'Journal of the American Statilstical Association' 31, no. 195 (June 1936): 376-80<br>
 
W. Allen Wallis
 
W. Allen Wallis
  
Supreme  Cout Appointments as a Poisson Distribution
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Supreme  Cout Appointments as a Poisson Distribution<br>
''American Journal of Political Science'', Vol.26,No.1, Feb 1982
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'American Journal of Political Science', Vol.26,No.1, Feb 1982<br>
 
S. Sidney Ulmer
 
S. Sidney Ulmer
  
 
==Item2==
 
==Item2==
 
To be added.
 
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Revision as of 21:36, 21 October 2005

Oct 15 to Oct 30

Quotation

One more fagot of these adamantine bandages, is, the new science of Statistics. It is a rule, that the most casual and extraordinary events -- if the basis of population is broad enough -- become matter of fixed calculation. It would not be safe to say when a captain like Bonaparte, a singer like Jenny Lind, or a navigator like Bowditch, would be born in Boston: but, on a population of twenty or two hundred millions, something like accuracy may be had. Ralph Waldo Emerson Fate

Forsooth

Here's another Forsooth from the October issue of RSS News.

Your'e more likely to die in a fire in Strathclyde than anywhere else in the country

BBC1 mews bullietin
11 May 2005

The Poisson Distribution and the Supreme Court

The Poisson Distributioin and the Supreme Court
'Journal of the American Statilstical Association' 31, no. 195 (June 1936): 376-80
W. Allen Wallis

Supreme Cout Appointments as a Poisson Distribution
'American Journal of Political Science', Vol.26,No.1, Feb 1982
S. Sidney Ulmer

Item2

To be added.