logarithmic distribution

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logarithmic distribution

[′läg·ə‚rith·mik ‚dis·trə′byü·shən]
(statistics)
A frequency distribution whose value at any integer n = 1, 2,… is λ n /(-n) log (1-λ), where λ is fixed.
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If the immigration process increases, the skewed-to-the-left log-normal changes in direction to a logarithmic series distribution (Bell, 2000; Hubbell, 2001).
Patil, Some Methods of Estimation for the Logarithmic Series Distribution, Biometrics 18, 68-75 (1962).
Wani, Certain Studies on the Structure and Statistics of the Logarithmic Series Distribution and Related Tables, U.
Bretherton, Tables of the Logarithmic Series Distribution, Ann.