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# Poisson Distribution: A Comprehensive Guide

The Poisson distribution models the probability of a certain number of events occurring within a fixed interval. See how it's applied in real-world scenarios like queueing theory and traffic modeling.

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### What is a Poisson distribution?

### When should you use a Poisson distribution?

### How does the Poisson distribution differ from the normal distribution?

### What is the relationship between the Poisson and exponential distributions?

### Can the Poisson distribution be used to model any type of data?

### What does λ mean in a Poisson distribution?

### How do you create a Poisson distribution in Python?

### How do you create a Poisson distribution in R?

### How does the Poisson distribution relate to Poisson regression?

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