multinomial

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multinomial

[¦məl·tə¦nō·mē·əl]
(mathematics)
An algebraic expression which involves the sum of at least two terms.
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It can be parameterized in terms of the return probabilities and an overdispersion factor, [phi], that specifies the amount of extra variation in relation to multinomial data.
multinomial data), the Hessian-based and simulation-based standard errors were very similar, as expected.
On the compound multinomial distribution, the multivariate [beta]-distribution, and correlations among proportions.