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distribution

n. the act of dividing up the assets of an estate or trust, or paying out profits or assets of a corporation or business according to the ownership percentages. (See: distribute)

distribution

(Apportionment), noun allocation, allotment, appropriation, assignment, dealing out, disposal, dissemination, division, dole, handing out, issuance, parceling out, partition, placement, proporting, rationing, repartition, sharing
Associated concepts: capital distribution, distribution by oppration of law, distribution of assets, distribution of capital, distribution of corporate assets, distribution of earnings or profits, distribution of powers and functions, distribution of proceeds, distribution points, just and equal distribution, partial distribution, per capita distribution, per stirpes distriiution, pro rata distribution, ratable distribution

distribution

(Arrangement), noun assemblage, classification, collocation, disposition, formation, gradation, graduation, grouping, marshaling, ordering, organization, placement, regimentation, serialization, systematization
See also: administration, allotment, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrangement, assignment, budget, circulation, classification, consignment, decentralization, dispensation, disposition, division, form, hierarchy, order, proportion, ration

distribution

1 the apportioning of the estate of a deceased intestate among the persons entitled to share in it.
2 after a bankruptcy order has been made, the trustee, having gathered in the bankrupt's estate, must distribute the assets available for distribution in accordance with the prescribed order of payment. All debts proved in the bankruptcy in the same category of priority rank PARI PASSU. See also CORPORATION TAX.

DISTRIBUTION. By this term is understood the division of an intestate's estate according to law.
     2. The English statute of 22 and 23 Car. II. c. 10, which was itself probably borrowed from the 118th Novel of Justinian, is the foundation of, perhaps, most acts of distribution in the several states. Vide 2 Kent, Com. 342, note; 8 Com. Dig. 522; 11 Vin. Ab. 189, 202; Com. Dig. Administration, H.

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Because a mixture of Lexis and Poisson variation may mimic a binomial distribution (James 2000), it is invalid to infer from a seemingly binomial distribution that the probability of a male birth is equal at all trials.
In fact, if the binomial distribution is inappropriately used for a small population, it is possible to obtain a sample size that exceeds the population size--a nonsensical result.
In case of using P as an item difficulty index, an appropriate approach to set the minimum difficulty for a criterion--referenced test item used in a classroom learning research and development setting is through the binomial distribution and P--chart technique with the MDIFF formula.
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In our search for conditional pdfs we found that if f(y|p) is a binomial distribution with parameters n and p and f(p) is a beta distribution with parameters [alpha] and [beta] then f(p|y) is also a beta distribution with parameters [alpha] + y and n - y + [beta] and g(y) is a beta-binomial distribution.
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