# Gaussian distribution model

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Term | Gaussian distribution model |
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Description | A commonly used assumption about the distribution of values for a parameter, also called the normal distribution. |

Definition | Gaussian distribution model
A commonly used assumption about the distribution of values for a parameter, also called the normal distribution. For example, a Gaussian a dispersion model is one in which the pollutant is assumed to spread in air according to such a distribution and described by two parameters, the mean and standard deviation of the normal distribution. |

References | http://sra.org/resources_glossary_g-i.php
http://rais.ornl.gov/home/glossary.html#C |

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