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adjective & nounMathematics
- another term for polynomial
- ‘The multinomial coefficient depends only on the sample size and does not influence the parameter estimation and the maximum likelihood tests.’
- ‘In 1935 he investigated multinomial distributions.’
- ‘These coefficients are correlated, because they depend on the multinomial count vector X and because the same alleles can overlap between different coefficients.’
- ‘The likelihood was calculated under the two models according to the multinomial formula.’
Early 17th century: from multi- many on the pattern of binomial.
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