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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The Storer and Kim method for comparing two independent binomials can be extended to comparing independent multinomials in a straightforward manner.
One of the new methods compares multinomial distributions based on a simple extension of the Storer and Kim (1990) method for comparing two independent binomial distributions.
I) are known accurately, then these numbers, along with the number of fish from the cohort not caught by age/, are multinomial and have probabilities given by Equation 4.
Rather than modeling the catch data with both multinomial process error and Gaussian aging error, which would require a fairly complex approach, we approximated the distribution of the catch of age i fish in the observed component, [C.
The test of the contrast among proportions of foundations in relation to classified temperature, inside each multinomials (year) presented the following results: For 1976, the proportion of founded nests was higher in the periods classified as tropical.