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Boltzmann probability distribution

1. n. [Reservoir Characterization]
One of a number of possible distributions that may occur when the results of events are plotted. Boltzmann distributions were originally described from theoretical consideration on the probable interactions of molecules. It has been used in simulation of annealing and can be used for studying perturbations in geostatistical models.