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Re: Poisson shape

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  • HoopStudies
    ... subs are ... reflect ... mean ... as the ... Rather than speculating, I ll generate a few real distributions (of points, for a start) this weekend and look
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 22, 2002
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      --- In APBR_analysis@y..., "Michael K. Tamada" <tamada@o...> wrote:

      > Yes, that's the relationship that concerns me; when whoever it was
      > (sonicdk2?) raised the issue of asymmetric stats, he noted that
      subs are
      > especially likely to have highly skewed stats.
      >
      > But will their means be low enough for the Poisson distribution to
      reflect
      > this skew? It's probably a decent assumption that as the player's
      mean
      > increases, his skew decreases, as the Poisson distribution does --
      > but will the Poisson distribution's skew decrease at the same rate
      as the
      > player's?

      Rather than speculating, I'll generate a few real distributions (of
      points, for a start) this weekend and look to compare with the
      Poisson.

      DeanO
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