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    What does "events occur singly" mean?

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    (Original post by N eye C)
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    What does "events occur singly" mean?

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    TeeEm put it best in a past post:
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    it means when you say 10 accidents per monthyou may start the month at any point, but once you start the 30 days must run as a continuous interval i.e no 3 days then a gap, then another 15 days then a gap and then another 12 days. similarly with length, area, volume (space)
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    What does "events occur singly" mean?

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    It means that no more than one event may happen at a time (if you are considering a temporal Poisson process) or at a single point in space (if you are considering a spatial Poisson process).
 
 
 
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