Questions tagged [poisson]

Poisson is a discrete probability distribution in statistics that is popular in probabilistic modeling (including in Bayesian statistics) as well as business forecasting.

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Difficulty understanding the difference between Poisson, Quasi-Poisson, and Negative Binomial models

I will try to keep this short. As an assignment for my GLM course, we were given a dataset on the # of homicide victims a person knows, as well as the race of the person. The main idea is to answer ...
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Finding threshold value for right-skewed data (bivariate)

Intuition of the Problem Suppose you have a dataset of two columns, X and Y, and I plot them using a bar plot. The bar plot shows that there are a lot of values in the first two bars on the left, and ...
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regression by grouping the dependent variable

I have a large dataset exploring the effects of the independent variables on the dependent variable using Poisson regression since the dependent variable is a count variable. However, the range of the ...
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How to implement large-scale Poisson Regression in Python

I am trying to implement a Poisson Regression in Python to predict rates. I am dealing with a ton of data (too much to store in a DataFrame), which means that using the standard statsmodels.api GLM ...
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Poisson distribution, Standard deviation, fitting line

Let's say I have system A, B, C, and D. Each system contains 10000 numbers generated by Poisson distribution. The difference is the mean is different for different systems. I calculated the std dev ...
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Poisson model with overdisperssion

I'm working with a dataset $X$ (of length $N$) of count data, which looks like: I developed a statistical model which can be improved, so I'm asking for any suggestions, for instance, differnet ...