# lognormal

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## log·nor·mal

(lôg-nôr′məl, lŏg-)
Of, relating to, or being a logarithmic function with a normal distribution.

log′nor·mal′i·ty (-măl′ĭ-tē) n.

## lognormal

(ˌlɒɡˈnɔːməl)
(Mathematics) maths having a natural logarithm with normal distribution

## log•nor•mal

(lɔgˈnɔr məl, lɒg-)
of, pertaining to, or designating a distribution of a random variable for which the logarithm of the variable has a normal distribution.
[1945]
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Previous work on fingerprint databases model RSS distribution using Gaussian or log-normal distributions [23-25].
To study the effects of different etiological agents on PPROM, the quantitative levels of UU, CT, HSV-2, and GBS were converted into log-normal distribution data.
The exposure rate during each of the n exposure windows was randomly sampled from the log-normal distribution given by ExpoCast, with an SD scaled by the number of days of the exposure window considered (or unscaled if the exposure lasted less than a day).
where, given [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] follow s a log-normal distribution with parameters [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], with [U.
The log-normal distribution observed in mid-sized variables is inferred from non-Gibrat's law under inverse symmetry [28-31].
To model the reporting delay for each disease, we fitted analytical log-normal distributions to the OSIRIS data.
For this reason, [18] and [19] resort to the log-normal distribution, and use it to approximate the Gamma-log-normal distribution in (6) and derive the closed-form PDF of [p.
1999), log-normal distribution (Bensilum, Purser 2002) or normal distribution (Chu et al.
Therefore, log-normal distribution was selected as a suitable model to represent data sets for motorized 2-wheelers.
Huberman and Adamic (1999) have shown that the size distribution (number of pages) of WWW sites follows power-law behavior in the upper-tail and suggested log-normal distribution, but it can characterize more precisely only the lower and middle ranges of the file size distributions and it is not heavy tailed.
Note that the log-normal distribution provides the limit to the popular and widely used discrete log-binomial distribution in the option pricing model of Cox, Ross and Rubinstein (1979).
For hair (n=44) and nails (n=33), all elements show log-normal distribution.
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