Aggregated Spatial Distribution
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Aggregated Spatial Distribution: A case where individuals in a space occur in clusters too dense to be explained by chance
National Spatial Reference System (NSRS): A consistent national coordinate system that defines latitude, longitude, height, scale, gravity, and orientation through out the nation, and how these values change with time. The NSRS is d . . . View Full Definition
Normal Probability Distribution: A probability distribution for a continuous random variable that forms a symmetrical bell-shaped curve around the mean. This distribution has no skewness or excess kurtosis.
Primary Distribution: Sale of a new issue of stock or bonds, as distinguished from a secondary distribution.
Minimum Required Distribution (MRD): A minimum required distribution is the smallest amount you can take each year from your retirement savings plan once you've reached the mandatory withdrawal age. There are MRDs for 401(k) pl . . . View Full Definition
Microwave Multi Distribution System (MMDS): Distributes signals by microwave. Home receiver picks up signal, then distributes via internal wiring.
Lognormal Distribution: Pattern of frequency of occurrence in which the logarithm of the variable follows a normal distribution. Lognormal distributions are used to describe returns calculated over periods of a yea . . . View Full Definition
Lump-Sum Distribution: When you retire, you may have the option of taking the value of your pension, salary reduction, or profit-sharing plan in different ways. For example, you might be able to take your money in . . . View Full Definition
Probability Distribution: A function that describes all the values a random variable can take and the probability associated with each. Also called a probability function.
Random Spatial Distribution: Situation in which individuals are randomly distributed in a space; probability of an individual's being located at any given point is the same irrespective of location in the space
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