1Composed of or characterized by a single part or structure.
- If QTL mapping is performed for a trait measured at a single point, the simplex algorithm, although simple to implement, uses a longer time and, hence, displays no advantage, as compared to the EM algorithm.
- Their results on relative power of different family structures for simplex traits confirm our simulation findings.
A simple or uncompounded word.
- A root word is usually called either a simple word or a simplex.
Late 16th century: from Latin, literally 'single', variant of simplus 'simple'.
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