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n. [Reservoir Characterization]
The variation in the values of a one-dimensional data set. There are a number of readily recognized, possible distributions known to
statistics, each with mathematical definitions. Statisticians may endeavor to find whether a data set is a good fit to any of the recognized distributions. Some examples include:
bimodalBoltzmannchi-squaredgeneral normalGaussian or standard normal (bell-shaped curve)normalPoissonstudent's t.