Bimodal Distribution

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Bimodal Distribution

A probability distribution with two outcomes more likely than all other outcomes and approximately equally probable with respect to each other. On a chart, a bimodal distribution looks roughly like two waves with the waves cresting at about the same point.
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There are a number of situations in which health services researchers can encounter data with a bimodal (U-shaped) distribution.
Faced with limited pipe supply due to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the challenge of delivering gas safely and cost-effectively under an extremely wide range of operating conditions, engineers at NMGC were intrigued by industry buzz indicating bimodal high density polyethylene (HDPE) resin's excellent resistance to slow crack growth (SCG) and rapid crack propagation (RCP), critical criteria for any gas pipe material.
In recognition of these factors, Frost & Sullivan is pleased to present Sabic with the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Enhancement Award in the European bimodal HDPE market for pressure pipes.
for bimodal and monomodal SiC respectively, were compounded using twin screw extrusion.
We compare with the bimodal predictor because the bimodal predictor is a branch predictor cornerstone and allows us to establish the fundamental contribution of our SDFSM.
Effect of blend ratio on mechanical and thermomechanical properties of crosslinked films from bimodal hydroxyl-functional latex blends
In a double blind feasibility study, four prototype formulas were prepared utilizing combinations of a bimodal polymer, which has the INCI of Polyacrylate 21 (and) acrylates/ dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate copolymer.
New generation bimodal blends (1, 2) are good examples of such mixtures.
It seems likely, he says, that as blow-molding production equipment wears out in the USA, converters are likely to retool to take advantage of bimodal resins--but these conversions will be slow.
Surprisingly, the researchers found a similar bimodal 3-dimensional chromatin architecture in the Hoxd gene region in zebrafish embryos.
Although the term 'co-speech gestures' has been introduce to characterise the instances in which speakers use gestures together, as seen in the speech of Napolitans (Kendon 2004), we find many instances of co-speech gestures in bimodal bilingual contexts.