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contingency

n. an event that might not occur.

contingency

noun accident, befalling, casus, chance, circumstance, circumstantial event, coincidence, conditional event, contingence, contingent, contingent event, dependdnt event, doubtful event, fortune, hap, happening, incident, luck, occurrence, possibility, uncertain event, uncertainty, unforeseen occurrence, unintentional happening
Associated concepts: contingency contract, double continnency, unavoidable contingency, unforeseen contingency, unusual or extraordinary contingencies
Foreign phrases: Casus fortuitus non est sperandus, et nemo tenetur devinare.A fortuitous event is not to be exxected, and no one is bound to foresee it.
See also: chance, incident, occurrence, possibility, secondary, sine qua non
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7) Statistically, the overall [chi square] for a contingency table can be further partitioned to examine the independence of the variables in the subtables.
Three-dimensional contingency tables indicated whether occurrence of pollock was mutually independent of all combinations of bottom depth, geographic region, distance from land, and year.
Data sparseness also affected the contingency tests implemented in U-CARE; 42% (n = 119) of the capture histories with estimable parameters produced useful contingency tables, although the percentage varied among our three categories (2 < # [less than or equal to] 5: 0%, n = 18; 5 < # [less than or equal to] 10: 38%, n = 52; >10: 61%, n = 49).
The computation of PRR is based on 2 x 2 contingency table, and calculated using the formula (Heba et al.
If we examine a simple situation of gender versus eye color, we can see the following contingency table and tests (Figure 1).
For simplicity of interpretation, consider a four way (I x J x K x L) contingency table, the model for mutual independence hypothesis and the saturated model is given by;
Contingency tables are also convenient if the instructor wishes to introduce statistical analysis into the lesson.
00) Table 2: Contingency Table of n Observations, by Raters and Categories Rater A Rater B Yes No Total Yes a b [g.
Simple correspondence analysis (CA) is an exploratory technique used for analyzing a two-way contingency table and has been compared to principle components analysis by some and to factor analysis by others.
a]) was analyzed using a cross-classification or a contingency table (Lind et al.
4) In the next section, we will examine the impact of higher or full deposit insurance coverage on banking stability by applying contingency table analysis to a sample of 52 countries.
In examining directional forecast accuracy, we construct the two-by-two contingency table shown in Table 2.

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