Gauss was an very important mathematician and physical scientist that contributed significantly to many areas, including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, electrostatics, astronomy and optics. Gauss had a remarkable influence in many fields of mathematics and science and is ranked as one of history's most influential mathematicians. He referred to mathematics as "the queen of sciences”. In this website you will be able to learn more about Gaussian Distribution which is extremely important in statistics. Gaussian Distribution is often used in the natural and social sciences for real valued random variables whose distributions are not known. Gaussian probability distribution is perhaps the most used distribution in all of science. It also called bell-shaped curve or normal distribution. Gaussian distribution is a continuous distribution unlike the binomial and Poisson distribution.
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