Poisson (disambiguation)

Poisson (disambiguation)

Poisson (meaning "fish" in French) may refer to:

* Siméon Denis Poisson (1781-1840), French mathematician, geometer and physicist, after whom a number of mathematical concepts and physical phenomena are named, including:
** Poisson distribution, a discrete probability distribution
** Poisson process, a stochastic process
*** Compound Poisson process
**Poisson's equation
**Screened Poisson equation
**Poisson kernel
**Poisson regression
**Poisson summation formula
**Poisson's spot
**Poisson's ratio
**Poisson (crater)
* Poissons, a commune in the Haute-Marne "département", in France
* Poisson, Saône-et-Loire, a commune of the Saône-et-Loire "département", in France
* Abel-François Poisson, marquis de Marigny (1727-1781)
* Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, madame de Pompadour (1721-1764)

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