Associations to the word «Gaussian»


GAUSSIAN, adjective. (mathematics) Of or pertaining to Carl Friedrich Gauss.
GAUSSIAN, adjective. (statistics) Normal.
GAUSSIAN, adjective. Alternative letter-case form of Gaussian
GAUSSIAN DISTRIBUTION, noun. (statistics) Normal distribution.
GAUSSIAN DISTRIBUTIONS, noun. Plural of Gaussian distribution
GAUSSIAN INTEGER, noun. (algebra) A complex number \( a + bi\) where a and b are integers.

Dictionary definition

GAUSSIAN, adjective. Of or relating to Karl Gauss or his mathematical theories of magnetics or electricity or astronomy or probability; "Gaussian distribution".

Wise words

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