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English translation: biostatistical evaluation / EM value

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German term or phrase:biostatistische Auswertung / EM-Wert
English translation:biostatistical evaluation / EM value
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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06:55 Feb 4, 2009
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German term or phrase: biostatistisch / EM-Wert
Need help in translating 2 terms in one sentence: "Die biostatische Auswertung der Untersuchungsbefunde hat eine Vaterschaftswahrscheinlichkeit von 99,96% (EM-Wert = 6,6521) ergeben."
Thank you!
Ksenia Akulova
United States
Local time: 02:27
Biostatistical evaluation; EM-value
Explanation:
"Biostatistical evaluation of blood group, HLA and DNA findings in Jeffreys' immigrant test-case using special kinship and DNA algorithms"

http://www.springerlink.com/content/l834314x48578356/

EM= expectation-maximization
(http://www.umass.edu/sphhs/bioepi/bio/people/index.html)

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Note added at 36 mins (2009-02-04 07:31:43 GMT)
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Sorry - Yes, EM comes from Essen-Möller value, not expectation-maximization algorithm!

However, biostatic is not the same as biostatistics/biostatistical
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Helen Veitch
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:27
Grading comment
Yes, thank you, that's exactly what I thought. It was a typo in the original sentence.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3Biostatistical evaluation; EM-value
Helen Veitch


  

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biostatisch, EM-Wert
Biostatistical evaluation; EM-value


Explanation:
"Biostatistical evaluation of blood group, HLA and DNA findings in Jeffreys' immigrant test-case using special kinship and DNA algorithms"

http://www.springerlink.com/content/l834314x48578356/

EM= expectation-maximization
(http://www.umass.edu/sphhs/bioepi/bio/people/index.html)

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Note added at 36 mins (2009-02-04 07:31:43 GMT)
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Sorry - Yes, EM comes from Essen-Möller value, not expectation-maximization algorithm!

However, biostatic is not the same as biostatistics/biostatistical

Helen Veitch
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:27
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Yes, thank you, that's exactly what I thought. It was a typo in the original sentence.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  MMUlr: You are right IMO - biostatisch in the original sentence is wrong, it should read biostatistische Auswertung -> biostatistical evaluation
1 hr

agree  Dr. Johanna Schmitt: That's true, "biostatistical" makes more sense than "biostatic" in this context
2 hrs

agree  Inge Meinzer
6 hrs
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Changes made by editors
Feb 5, 2009 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedbiostatisch, EM-Wert » biostatistisch / EM-Wert
Feb 5, 2009 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/993749">Ksenia Akulova's</a> old entry - "biostatisch, EM-Wert" » "Biostatistical evaluation; EM-value"
Feb 4, 2009 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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