Example sentences for: inference

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  • Various efficient algorithms to infer gene duplications on a gene tree by comparing it to a species tree have been described (for example: by Eulenstein [ 11 ] , and by Zhang [ 12 ] ). We developed a simple algorithm (named SDI for Speciation Duplication Inference) that appears to solve this problem even more efficiently on realistic data sets, though it has an asymptotic worst-case running time that is less favorable [ 13 ] .

  • On the first occasion, the CIA had ignored the inference in the message that it should be passed on to the president and had sent it to Albright instead, reported Ha'aretz 's military correspondent, Ze'ev Schiff.

  • Overall, the p -values quoted should be considered as heuristic measures, useful as indicators of possible statistical significance, rather than as the results of formal inference.

  • Further, because the error rates for an inference depend on the degree to which calibration curves overlap, the best results are obtained where overlap is minimal.

  • Because cancer death is a rare event in asymptomatic participants in a screening trial, inference based on survival analysis and cumulative number of cancer deaths is similar [ 2 ] . We assume the yearly numbers of cancer deaths follow a Poisson distribution, which is appropriate for rare events.

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