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See normal distribution.
[After Karl Friedrich Gauss.]
(Statistics) another name for normal distribution
a theoretical frequency distribution represented by a normal curve. Also called Gaussian distribution.
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|Noun||1.||Gaussian distribution - a theoretical distribution with finite mean and variance|
distribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters