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probability theory
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noun
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Mathematics, Statistics.
1.
the theory of analyzing and making statements concerning the probability of the occurrence of uncertain events.
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probability
(def 4).
Origin
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1830-1840
1830-40
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Only those who did not learn mathematics beyond secondary school
probability theory
are trapped in this finite universe of events.
The distinction between the two patterns goes to the philosophical heart of
probability theory
.
The newer methods of identification rely heavily on both
probability theory
and precise measurement.
Another, older example from
probability theory
illustrates a variant of the idea.
The main problem with
probability theory
is that the logic is completely maddening.
What the author is thinking of is basic
probability theory
.
They are inevitable, which is confirmed by
probability theory
.
The idea gave rise to a new approach to
probability theory
.
Even
probability theory
bows to determinism where the boundary conditions can be known.
Prerequisites are calculus,
probability theory
, and elementary statistics.
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probability
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