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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2014) approach can be applied even for nonstandard positive-skewed bimodal distributions, for example, at higher CVD.
As the grid get greener, the difference between the centroid of the charge-depletion and charge-sustaining peaks in the bimodal distribution becomes more significant
The number of methods demonstrating a bimodal distribution of the results was determined.
Figure 6 plots frequency distributions of scores and ranks for a normal distribution compared to a symmetric bimodal distribution having two distinct clusters of scores.
There was little variation in the Prob1 value, which indicates the probability of a kernel to be in the putative subpopulation 1 (with smaller kernel size) of the bimodal distribution.
However, that value is spuriously high because of the bimodal distribution of test scores when combining sexes.
Bimodal distributions in egg size were described in American species of the genus Crepidula (4), in prosobranch gastropods from Danish waters (4), and in echinoid and asteroid echinoderms (14).