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Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Informatics

pp 1254-1255

Monte Carlo Method

A computer-assisted randomization of large sets of tabulated numbers that can be used for testing against experimentally obtained data to determine whether their distribution is random or not. It is used for simulation when the analysis is intractable or too complex. modeling, simulation, Markov chain; Roederer M et al 2001 Cytometry 45:47; Roederer M et al ibid 37.

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