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Overlap of Gaussians

  1. Jun 22, 2010 #1

    how is the overlap of two gaussians determined mathematically?

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  3. Jun 22, 2010 #2
    it is done by convolution. Details can be seen by goggling convolution.
  4. Jun 22, 2010 #3


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    Do you mean the points of intersection of two distributions, or the form of the sum/difference of two distributions, or the amount of probability contained in a region of overlap?
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