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Negative Multinomial distribution type 2


Format: NegMultinomial2({s}), {p})

The NegMultinomial2 is the same distribution as the NegMultinomial, but instead of giving you the global number of failures before reaching a certain number of successes, the NegMultinomial2 gives you the number of failures in each 'group' or 'state'.

So, in the example of the telephone survey (see NegMultinomial) where the total number of phone calls was equal to the total number of successes plus the total number of failures, the total number of failures would now be a sum of the number of failures in each group (3 groups in the example).

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