Gaussian curve


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Gaussian curve

[¦gau̇·sē·ən ′kərv]
(statistics)
The bell-shaped curve corresponding to a population which has a normal distribution. Also known as normal curve.
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The peak number of eggs estimated from the Gaussian curve was 2,850,000 eggs, although many individuals had more eggs than the peak of the curve and one individual had in excess of 11 million eggs.
In this study, hundreds of the diffuse spectral features are measured with respect to central wavelength, equivalent width, and full width half-maximum of the Gaussian curve for each known and recently proposed DIB.
You know this curve as the bell, the normal curve or the Gaussian curve.
The derivative curve was fit to the sum of two gaussian curves by nonlinear least-squares regression analysis, and the area of each gaussian curve was used as the area of each component (LightCycler Data Analysis software, Ver.