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gamma distribution

a pattern of data that can be depicted on vertical and horizontal axes when information is known about two parameters, scale and shape, both of which are values equal to zero or higher. For example, a standard gamma distribution is one in which the shape and location parameters of the continuous probability function are 0 and 1, respectively. Gamma distributions are common in Bayesian statistics and are often used to describe waiting times and reaction times.

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