combinatorial analysis


noun Mathematics.

the branch of mathematics that deals with permutations and combinations, especially used in statistics and probability.

Nearby words

  1. combination therapy,
  2. combination tone,
  3. combinations,
  4. combinative,
  5. combinatorial,
  6. combinatorial topology,
  7. combinatorics,
  8. combinatory,
  9. combine,
  10. combine harvester

Origin of combinatorial analysis

First recorded in 1810–20

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British Dictionary definitions for combinatorial analysis

combinatorial analysis

noun

the branch of mathematics concerned with the theory of enumeration, or combinations and permutations, in order to solve problems about the possibility of constructing arrangements of objects which satisfy specified conditionsAlso called: combinatorics (ˌkɒmbɪnəˈtɔːrɪks)
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