Definition of log-normal in English:

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log-normal

Pronunciation: /lɒɡˈnɔːməl/

adjective

Statistics
Of or denoting a set of data in which the logarithm of the variate is distributed according to a normal distribution.
Example sentences
  • We have also confirmed the fits by checking the Quantile-Quantile plots for log-normal and normal distributions.
  • We also tested a normal distribution for our data, but found the log-normal distribution of error had a better fit on the data than the normal distribution.
  • Hence, the development of log-normal weight frequency distributions is not proof of competitive interactions between plants.

Derivatives

log-normality

noun
Example sentences
  • The log-normality of the factors was compatible with the fact that they are positive variables and are based on dimension variables (length, diameter or mass).

log-normally

adverb
Example sentences
  • The shape of the distributions approximates a normal distribution and indicates that fractional expression costs are log-normally distributed.
  • Consequently, distribution parameters were estimated on the basis of the upper tail of the distribution, with the assumption that all data were log-normally distributed.
  • Because measurements of nonspecific airway responsiveness are log-normally distributed in the population, an arbitrary cutoff has been selected in defining an abnormal test.

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