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Poisson Graph Paper

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  • Subject: [mg15340] Poisson Graph Paper
  • From: king at (Nigel King)
  • Date: Fri, 8 Jan 1999 04:15:27 -0500
  • Organization: Consultant
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

When plotting on Poisson Graph paper the vertical axis is traditionally
expanded from 90-99-99.9-99.999-99.9999 percent etc. while being
approximately logarithmic for values below 50%. Does anybody happen to
know the function used for this axis.

Thanks in anticipation

Nigel King - Radio Systems Consultant email:  king at
tel1:  +44 1364 642265
tel2:  +44 1364 642454

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