poisson¶

astropy.uncertainty.poisson(center, n_samples, cls=<class 'astropy.uncertainty.core.Distribution'>, **kwargs)[source]

Create a Poisson distribution.

Parameters
centerQuantity

The center value of this distribution (i.e., λ).

n_samplesint

The number of Monte Carlo samples to use with this distribution

clsclass

The class to use to create this distribution. Typically a Distribution subclass.

Remaining keywords are passed into the constructor of the cls
Returns
distrcls, usually Distribution

The sampled poisson distribution.