American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See polynomial.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as polynomial.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Alg.) Same as polynomial.
- adj. having the character of a polynomial
- n. a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
- multi- + -nomial (Wiktionary)
- multi- + (bi)nomial. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“These developments, now called the multinomial logit model and the random utility model for choice behavior, have turned out to be widely useful in economics and other social sciences.”
“But of course the variations within England DO take account of variations, albeit imperfectly, and the question we should probably be asking rather than: "How far from £7,362 are we? would be "How does the above list vary from the amount that might be generated by the huge multinomial equation accounting for these and other pertinent factors?”
“Effects of ethnic/racial diversity among students and faculty on cognitive growth of undergraduate students are estimated via a series of hierarchical linear and multinomial logistic regression models.”
“McFadden used it to develop his own multinomial logit model, a mathematical formula that assigns preference values to discrete choices for calculating the probability of each choice cf. discrete sets.”
“Demonstrations of general theorems; contracted method of division and of finding the highest common divisor of polynominals; theory of indices and radicals; discussion of equations; mathematical infinity, infinitesimals and indeterminate quantities; summation and interpolation of series; theory of logarithms; binomial, multinomial and exponential theorems; theory of probabilities general theory and solution of equations of the higher orders; symbolical representation and properties of numbers; different systems of notation, etc., constituting the philosophy of Arithmetic.”
“Sampling error was estimated assuming a multinomial distribution (not shown) and indicated that estimates of relative abundance are accurate +/− 5% for dominant organisms given the number of Sanger reads obtained, and +/− 1% for pyrosequencing reads.”
“Here we use the EM algorithm to obtain the maximum likelihood estimate of multinomial random variables with probabilities.”
“I (x) of the archetype's text (message x) is The expression on the right is the logarithm of the multinomial probability of the particular set of numbers”
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