# multinomial

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## mul·ti·no·mi·al

(mŭl′tĭ-nō′mē-əl)

## multinomial

(ˌmʌltɪˈnəʊmɪəl)
n
(Mathematics) another name for polynomial2b
[C17: from multi- + -nomial as in binomial]
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 Noun 1 multinomial - a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of termspolynomialbiquadratic polynomial, quartic polynomial, biquadratic - a polynomial of the fourth degreehomogeneous polynomial - a polynomial consisting of terms all of the same degreemonic polynomial - a polynomial in one variablequadratic polynomial, quadratic - a polynomial of the second degreeseries - (mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressionsmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementfunction, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function, map - (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function) Adj. 1 multinomial - having the character of a polynomial; "a polynomial expression"polynomial
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To do so, we modeled the risk surface using a multinomial generalized additive model (GAM).
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This study compares the performance of longstanding methodological techniques of multinomial logit and ordinal probit models with more recent methods of decision tree and artificial neural network models, and combines individual models into ensembles to test if the amalgamation of the multiple methodologies enhances the classification accuracy of crash injury severity outcomes.
1) We use these data to estimate multinomial logits of job transitions.
Para determinar el intervalo de confianza 95 %, se empleo la tecnica estadistica de bootstrap, aplicando 1 000 repeticiones de muestras extraidas a partir de una distribucion multinomial con el vector de probabilidades correspondiente al perfil dietario representativo de cada sitio.
Para isso, utilizam-se os microdados da RAIS--Relacao Anual de Informacoes Sociais do Ministerio do trabalho de 2012--e o modelo logit multinomial para analise das informacoes.
A two-stage selection bias correction method based on a multinomial logit framework is used to estimate and compare the consumption of borrowing households with and without credit.
The multinomial log it results indicate that education, age, gender, father's education and presence of assets are the most important factors which determine the employment status of workers in urban areas of district Lahore.
n],[beta]), a multinomial probability conditioned on the topic [z.

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