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**probability**and statistics, the Dirichlet-multinomial**distribution**is a**probability**distribution for a multivariate discrete random variable ... also called the Dirichlet compound multinomial**distribution**(DCM) or multivariate Pólya**distribution**, which is named after George Pólya) ... It is a compound**probability**distribution, where a**probability**vector p is drawn from a Dirichlet**distribution**with parameter vector, and a set of discrete samples is drawn from ...### Famous quotes containing the words probability and/or distribution:

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