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bimodal distribution

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Any probability distribution or frequency distribution with two modes, therefore appearing visually with two peaks, indicating a clustering of scores around two different values.

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bimodal distribution

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 46 words.

A distribution of data characterized by two distinct populations. For example, a bimodal grain size will be characterized by two

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bimodal distribution

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 48 words.

A distribution of data that is characterized by two distinct populations. For example, a bimodal grain size will be characterized

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bimodal distribution

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 47 words.

A distribution of data characterized by two distinct populations. For example, a bimodal grain size will be characterized by two ...

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bimodal distribution

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 48 words.

A distribution of data that is characterized by two distinct populations. For example, a bimodal grain size will be characterized by two particle size modes. A bimodal palaeocurrent...

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Bimodal Aldosterone Distribution in Low-Renin Hypertension

E. Victor Adlin, Leonard E. Braitman and Ramachandran S. Vasan.

in American Journal of Hypertension

September 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3495 words.

BACKGROUND

In low-renin hypertension (LRH), serum aldosterone levels are higher in those subjects with primary aldosteronism and may be lower in those with...

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bimodal distribution

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Any probability distribution or frequency distribution with two modes, therefore appearing visually with two peaks, indicating a clustering of scores around two different values.

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bimodal distribution

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 40 words.

A distribution with two distinct peaks, with a dip between. An example is the empirical distribution of human death rates

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bimodal distribution

Edited by John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 37 words.

A distribution with two distinct peaks and a dip between them. An example is the empirical distribution of human death rates, which are higher in infancy and in old age than in the years...

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bimodal distribution

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 37 words.

A distribution with two distinct peaks and a dip between them. An example is the empirical distribution of human death

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Bimodal Distribution

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 22 words.

A distribution with two regions of high frequency separated by a region of low frequency of observations. A two-peak distribution.

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Bimodal Distribution

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 22 words.

A distribution with two regions of high frequency separated by a region of lower frequency of observations. A two-peak distribution.

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bimodal distribution

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 7 words.

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bimodal distribution

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 7 words.

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bimodal distribution

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 37 words.

A *distribution having two *modes. A distribution with two or more modes is called multimodal; one with

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bimodal distribution

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 40 words.

A *distribution having two *modes. A distribution with two or more modes is called multimodal; one with a single mode is called ...

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Asynchronous vertical migration and bimodal distribution of motile phytoplankton

David K. Ralston, Dennis J. McGillicuddy and David W. Townsend.

in Journal of Plankton Research

September 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 9824 words.

Some motile phytoplankton have the capability to exploit deep sources of nutrients in a vertical migration cycle: photosynthesis in the near-surface layer, transit to depth, uptake of the...

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Bi-modal vertical distribution of the carnivorous copepod <i>Paraeuchaeta norvegica</i>

Stein Kaartvedt, Trine Dale, Espen Bagøien and Tom Viken.

in Journal of Plankton Research

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2244 words.

Bi-modal vertical distribution of Paraeuchaeta norvegica during late autumn was observed in a Norwegian fjord in three different years, and hence seems to be a recurring phenomenon. An...

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Optical afterglows of gamma-ray bursts: a bimodal distribution?

Marco Nardini, Gabriele Ghisellini and Giancarlo Ghirlanda.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 6940 words.

The luminosities of the optical afterglows of gamma-ray bursts, 12 h (rest-frame time) after the trigger, show a surprising clustering, with a minority of events being at a significantly...

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The globular clusters in M87: a bimodal colour distribution

Rebecca A. W. Elson and Basilio X. Santiago.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 0 words.

We present V and I photometry for ∼ 150 globular clusters with 20 < V< 27 about 2.5 arcmin from the centre of M87, the cD galaxy in the Virgo cluster. The data were acquired with the Hubble...

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Are Farm Size Distributions Bimodal? Evidence from Kernel Density Estimates of Dairy Farm Size Distributions

Christopher A. Wolf and Daniel A. Sumner.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2001; p ublished online February 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 0 words.

One often hears and sees reference to bimodal distributions of farm size. This notion seems to have become one of the stylized facts about American agriculture. Dairy farm size...

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