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EQUILIBRIUM DISTRIBUTION

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French Equivalent: Distribution en équilibre

Definition:
A physical, economic or social system which has settled down to a stable statistical behaviour has a stationary, or equilibrium, distribution which specifies the limiting proportions spent in the designated states of the system.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Friday, March 14, 2003